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CNA Staff, Jun 25, 2020 / 11:48 am MT (CNA).- Miami Archbishop Thomas Wenski has called for a moratorium on the United States’ deportation of Haitians during the coronavirus pandemic, warning that Haiti’s healthcare system is not prepared to manage a widespread coronavirus outbreak. “An ongoing surge of infection could

Ponce, Puerto Rico, Jan 16, 2020 / 04:00 am (CNA).- Precariously resting on the edge of an altar leaning forward from the impact of the earthquake that struck Puerto Rico, a tabernacle was retrieved intact from a church in Puerto Rico and brought to safety. In the early hours of

Parishes collapsed and Knights lost homes after devastating series of earthquakes By Andrew Fowler 1/10/2020 Knights of Columbus General Agent José Lebron-Sanabria, who led the Knights’ recovery efforts after Hurricane Maria decimated Puerto Rico in September 2017, is coordinating assistance to those in need of the latest natural disaster. He

By Steve Trosley The Catholic Telegraph Rescue workers raced Monday to reach remote rural mountain villages in Nepal as the death toll from a devastating earthquake rose past 4,000 and threatened to climb. Wire services are reporting that Nepal police said the country’s death toll, more than a quarter of

By Ann Schneible CNA/EWTN News  Kathmandu, Nepal — Pope Francis led the crowds gathered in Saint Peter’s Square for the weekly Regina Caeli address in praying for the victims of Saturday’s earthquake in Nepal which has claimed thousands of lives. “I wish to express my closeness to the populations struck

By Dennis Sadowski Catholic News Service PORT-AU-PRINCE, Haiti (CNS) — The Port-au-Prince Archdiocese continues to rebuild its ministries since the country’s 2010 earthquake, with dozens of programs underway and the construction of a transitional cathedral viewed as a major accomplishment. Archbishop Guire Poulard of Port-au-Prince said that while progress has

May 18, 2011 Recently, at the age of 89, Cincinnati priest Father Joseph Beckman was asked to make his 13th trip to Haiti since 1973. It has been a turbulent 17 months for the impoverished island nation, still recovering from a January 2010 earthquake that left 300,000 persons dead and