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Spanish priest Blessed Faustino Míguez, one of the 34 to be canonised by Pope Francis

Spanish priest Blessed Faustino Míguez, one of the 35 to be canonised by Pope Francis

Child martyrs and priests to become saints

09/10/2017 16:52

Dozens of martyrs from the Americas along with two zelous priests of Italy and Spain are to be canonised by Pope Francis.

 

Rescue efforts in Mexico Citiy

A rescuer searches for survivors in a flattened building in Mexico City

Pope Francis sends money for Mexico earthquake relief

21/09/2017 16:50

Pope Francis has given money to the earthquake relief effort in Mexico to help survivors and victims’ families in the worst hit areas of the country.

 

Rescuers search for survivors at a school in Mexico City following Tuesday's quake.

Rescuers search for survivors at a school in Mexico City following Tuesday's quake.

Rescuers continue search for survivors after Mexico quake

20/09/2017 15:56

Mexico's president has declared three days of national mourning following the 7.1 earthquake which has killed more than 200 people, devastating large areas of Mexico City, the surrounding area, and nearby neighbouring states.

People remove debris of a collapsed building looking for possible victims after a quake rattled Mexico City

People remove debris of a collapsed building looking for possible victims after a quake rattled Mexico City

Pope prays for Mexican earthquake victims

20/09/2017 11:21

Pope Francis at his weekly General Audience on Wednesday expressed his closeness to the people of Mexico after the country was hit Tuesday by a powerful earthquake.

 

Rescuers, firefighters, policemen, soldiers and volonteers remove debris of a building which collapsed after the earthquake in Mexico City

Rescuers, firefighters, policemen, soldiers and volonteers remove debris of a building which collapsed after the earthquake in Mexico City

Mexican Bishops appeal for solidarity with quake victims

20/09/2017 10:58

The Bishops of Mexico have invited God’s people to join in solidarity wtih all those affected by the massive, 7.1 magnitude earthquake that rocked the nation on Tuesday.

 

People climb over the debris of a collapsed building after an earthquake hit Mexico City, Mexico

People climb over the debris of a collapsed building after an earthquake hit Mexico City, Mexico

Many killed in Mexico quake

20/09/2017 08:13

At least 226 people were killed on Tuesday when a  powerful earthquake shook central Mexico collapsing numerous buildings. Thousands of residents fled into the streets in panic, and many stayed to help rescue those trapped.

 

Local residents search for belongings amid the ruins of their home knocked down by the 8.2 magnitude quake in southern Mexico

Local residents search for belongings amid the ruins of their home knocked down by the 8.2 magnitude quake in southern Mexico

Mexico takes stock of the millions needed to rebuild after quake

17/09/2017 18:48

 Mexico's Government will spend many millions in repairing and rebuilding the massive structural damage that the September 7th earthquake caused. The 8.1 magnitude quake, with an epicenter in the south of the country, killed 96 people. 

Soldiers remove debris from a partly collapsed municipal building after an earthquake in Juchitan, Oaxaca state, Mexico

Soldiers remove debris from a partly collapsed municipal building after an earthquake in Juchitan, Oaxaca state, Mexico

Pope in Colombia prays for victims of Mexico quake and Hurricane Irma

08/09/2017 19:16

Pope Francis said he is close to all those suffering the consequences of the devastating earthquake that has struck Mexico and that he is praying for them and for all those affected by Hurricane Irma.