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A massive earthquake struck Mexico on Friday morning

A massive earthquake struck Mexico on Friday morning. This map shows the epicentre of the quake, of the southern coast of Mexico.

Massive quake strikes Mexico

08/09/2017 15:50

A huge earthquake, with a magnitude of 8.1, struck Mexico Friday morning. Dozens of people have been reported killed, and the death toll continues to climb.

Damages caused by a 4.0 magnitude earthquake that hits Ischia island on 21 August.

Damages caused by a 4.0 magnitude earthquake that hits Ischia island on 21 August.

Pope Francis prays for Ischia quake victims

23/08/2017 10:48

Pope Francis during his General Audience on Wednesday expressed his closeness to those affected by a magnitude 4.0 earthquake that hit the island of Ischia on Monday night.

 

A handout photo from Italian Carabinieri police shows rescuers saving a seven-month-old baby from rubble after an earthquake in Casamicciola in Ischia

A handout photo from Italian Carabinieri police shows rescuers saving a seven-month-old baby from rubble after an earthquake in Casamicciola in Ischia island, Italy.

Ischia quake: search continues for survivors

22/08/2017 11:21

Rescue workers continued to search those buried under rubble after an earthquake hit the tourist-packed Italian holiday island of Ischia on Monday night, killing at least two people and injuring dozens.

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.