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Pope Francis sent a message yesterday saying he was praying for the victims of a train crash in northern Greece, in which at least 36 people died and more than 75 were hospitalised. Source: National Catholic Register.
Caritas Australia has raised more than $1 million to help people in need following the catastrophic February 6 earthquakes in Türkiye and Syria.
Auckland Diocese has launched an appeal to help Cyclone Gabrielle victims in the Hamilton and Palmerston North dioceses. Source: NZ Catholic.
New Zealand has a steep mountain to climb as a tough recovery begins in the wake of Cyclone Gabrielle, Prime Minister Chris Hipkins said, confirming 11 people have died with more fatalities possible. Source: Stuff.
Catholic Mission, as the Holy See’s mission agency, is taking action to support missionaries who are providing vital emergency support and pastoral care following the devastating February 6 earthquakes in Türkiye and Syria.
Pope Francis yesterday renewed his appeal for concrete acts of solidarity and prayers for people affected by the earthquakes in Türkiye and Syria. Source: Vatican News.
The Catholic bishops of Oceania have sent a message of prayerful condolence and solidarity to Church and civic leaders in Türkiye and Syria as the countries suffer the effects of devastating earthquakes.
Pope Francis concluded his public audience yesterday with a prayer for the intercession of the Virgin Mary for the thousands of victims of a deadly earthquake in Türkiye and Syria. Source: CNA.