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Residents look on at damaged buildings after August earthquake

Residents look on at damaged buildings after August earthquake

Sant'Egidio help elderly devastated by quake

20/12/2016 16:39

Elderly residents of an Italian town hit by a devastating earthquake are to receive help from a Catholic lay association.

 

A resident in New Zealand's South Island amongst the debris of buildings that crumbled in the November 14 earthquake

A resident in New Zealand's South Island amongst the debris of buildings that crumbled in the November 14 earthquake

NZ earthquake: Caritas' precious collaboration with Māoris

24/11/2016 11:07

The President of Caritas Oceania speaks about the aid Caritas Aotearoa is providing to the earthquake struck population in New Zealand's South Island and about how the organization works in collaboration with the indigenous people living in the area.

The Basilica of San Benedetto in Norcia, which was destroyed by an earthquake on 30 October 2016.

The Basilica of San Benedetto in Norcia, which was destroyed by an earthquake on 30 October 2016.

Pope Francis calls Archbishop after latest earthquake in Norcia

03/11/2016 09:09

Pope Francis telephoned the Archbishop of Spoleto-Norcia, Renato Boccardo, to express his closeness to the people of the Valnerina valley, which was affected by the recent earthquakes of 26 and 30 October.

 

The Basilica of St Benedict following the devastating earthquake on Sunday morning

The Basilica of St Benedict following the devastating earthquake on Sunday morning. Pope Francis prayed for victims of the earthquake at the Angelus prayer in Rome.

Pope Francis prays for victims of earthquake in Norcia

30/10/2016 11:44

Pope Francis prayed for victims of an earthquake that struck Italy near the town of Norcia on Sunday. The powerful temblor was felt as far away as Rome and Venice.

 

Pope Francis and the Anglican Archbishop of Canterbury Justin Welby embrace as they celebrate Vespers together in Rome October 5, 2016

Pope Francis and the Anglican Archbishop of Canterbury Justin Welby embrace as they celebrate Vespers together in Rome October 5, 2016

Vatican Weekend for October 9, 2016

07/10/2016 13:30

Vatican Weekend for October 9, 2016 features our weekly reflection on the Sunday Gospel reading and Joan Lewis, EWTN’s Rome Bureau Chief, takes us back over the past week’s events in the Vatican for a look at the highlights.

Pope Francis speaks to a firefighter on a surprise visit to central Italian towns devastated by last August's earthquake

Pope Francis speaks to a firefighter on a surprise visit to central Italian towns devastated by last August's earthquake

Vatican Weekend for October 8, 2016

07/10/2016 13:00

Vatican Weekend for October 8, 2016 begins with a look at Pope Francis' surprise visits to earthquake-struck towns in central Italy.  And, Anglicans and Catholics sharing the Good Word – together!  We find out how the two Churches are collaborating as they mark 50 years of improving relations

Pope Francis praying in front of the rubble of houses destroyed by the earthquake in Amatrice.

Pope Francis praying in front of the rubble of houses destroyed by the earthquake in Amatrice.

Pope Francis visits earthquake-hit towns of central Italy

04/10/2016 11:30

Pope Francis has visited the earthquake-hit towns of central Italy in a surprise journey on Tuesday to visit those people affected by the earthquake of 24 August in which 297 people died

A view of the village of Amatrice, Italy, which suffered the most damage during the 24 August earthquake which killed nearly 300 people.

A view of the village of Amatrice, Italy, which suffered the most damage during the 24 August earthquake which killed nearly 300 people.

Pope Francis thanks Civil Protection Service for quake aid

10/09/2016 13:36

Pope Francis on Saturday thanked once again the members of Italy’s National Civil Protection Service for their work in giving aid and assistance to the people affected by the earthquake on 24 August.