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A fallen tree is seen at the scene where it fell on a large crowd gathered for a Marian procession on the island of Madeira in Portugal

A fallen tree is seen at the scene where it fell on a large crowd gathered for a Marian procession on the island of Madeira in Portugal

Pope sends condolences to victims of Portugal accident on Madeira

18/08/2017 13:06

Pope Francis has sent his condolences to the victims of a tragic accident on the Portughese island of Madeira, in which 13 people died and nearly 50 were injured

 

Sri Lankans watch the rescue operation from the shore after a boat capsized off the country's southwestern coast in Beruwala

Sri Lankans watch the rescue operation from the shore after a boat capsized off the country's southwestern coast in Beruwala

Sri Lanka: vessel carrying Catholic believers capsizes; 11 dead

21/02/2017 17:02

The victims were taking part in a sea procession on Sunday, feast day of Our Lady of Good Voyage, protectress of local fishermen. The accident occurred as a result of over crowding.