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A boy kisses Pope Francis' hand during his April 2016 visit to the Moria refugee camp on the Greek island of Lesbos

A boy kisses Pope Francis' hand during his April 2016 visit to the Moria refugee camp on the Greek island of Lesbos

Pope Francis makes donation to Greek Lesbos island after earthquake

04/07/2017 11:49

Pope Francis has donated 50,000 Euro in aid for victims of the 12 June earthquake on the Greek island of Lesbos, according to the Apostolic Nunciature of Greece

 

Children from earthquake-stricken town in Central Italy meet with Pope Francis

Pope Francis on Saturday met with children from the towns Norcia, Cascia, Accumoli, Amatrice, Arquata del Tronto, and Acquasanta – communities that were devastated by a series of earthquakes that struck central Italy last year.

Children from earthquake-stricken central Italy visit Pope

03/06/2017 15:44

A special "Children's Train" brought children from earthquake-stricken towns in Central Italy to Rome for a special encounter with the Pope. 

 

Archbishop Konrad Krajewski (R) holds a prosciutto ham as he poses with a prosciutto farmer in Camerino, central Italy

Archbishop Konrad Krajewski (R) holds a prosciutto ham as he poses with a prosciutto farmer in Camerino, central Italy

Papal charities buy food products to help quake-hit Italian farmers

23/02/2017 16:01

The Office of Papal Charities this week helped out the earthquake-hit regions of central Italy at the express wish of Pope Francis, buying typical food products from local producers and distributing it to several soup kitchens in Rome

 

Food from the parts of Italy affected by recent earthquakes are now on sale at the Vatican supermarket.

Food from the parts of Italy affected by recent earthquakes are now on sale at the Vatican supermarket.

Vatican supermarket offers support for earthquake region

01/02/2017 16:53

The Vatican supermarket is supporting those affected by the earthquakes in central Italy by offering goods for sale made by local farmers in the region, especially the town of Amatrice, which was hit hardest by the quake on 24 August 2016.

 

Rescue workers searching for survivors of an avalanche in Central Italy

Rescue workers searching for survivors of an avalanche in Central Italy. On Sunday, Pope Francis prayed for victims of natural disasters that have struck Italy in recent days.

Prayers for victims of earthquakes, winter weather in Italy

22/01/2017 12:19

On Sunday, Pope Francis prayed for victims of natural disasters that have struck Central Italy in recent days. 

 

Pope Francis greets survivors of central Italy's earthquakes

Pope Francis greets survivors of central Italy's earthquakes at an audience in the Vatican on Thursday January 5th

Pope meets with survivors of central Italy's earthquakes

05/01/2017 13:19

Pope Francis met on Thursday with hundreds of Italians from the archdiocese of Spoleto-Norcia, devastated by a series of powerful earthquakes over the past six months

At the outoor Nativity scene in St Peter's Square, Pope Francis pauses near debris recovered from the earthquake that struck Norcia on 30 October

At the outoor Nativity scene in St Peter's Square, Pope Francis pauses near debris recovered from the earthquake that struck Norcia on 30 October. On 5 January, Pope Francis will meet with earthquake victims at the Vatican.

Pope to meet with earthquake victims on eve of Epiphany

03/01/2017 14:45

On Thursday, 5 January, the Vigil of Epiphany, Pope Francis will meet at the Vatican victims of the devastating earthquakes that struck central Italy in the course of the past year.

 

Firefighters inspect artwork rescued from a church in quake-struck Norcia, Italy

Firefighters inspect artwork rescued from a church in quake-struck Norcia, Italy

Vatican Museums restorers save artworks in Italy’s earthquake zones

24/12/2016 09:13

Restorers from the Vatican Museums are working to salvage works of art in churches and towns damaged in recent earthquakes in central Italy.  We hear from the Vatican Museums' newly appointed director, Barbara Jatta.