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The Grand Bahama cruise ship stands ready Sept. 12, 2019, at the port in Palm Beach, Fla., awaiting its second Bahamas humanitarian cruise. It was set to sail Sept. 14 to deliver supplies and first responders to the Bahamas, before returning to Florida with more Hurricane Dorian evacuees. (CNS photo/Tom Tracy)
MIAMI (CNS) — A second Florida-to-Bahamas round-trip humanitarian cruise was set to sail the weekend of Sept. 14, weather-permitting, carrying supplies, transport specialty personnel, power generators and volunteers. The previous week, the Grand Bahama cruise ship arrived at its home port in West Palm Beach with some 1,100 Bahamian storm

Just as the workday was winding down on April 3, 1974, an F-5 tornado that was part of what would later be called a super outbreak, touched ground 10 minutes southwest of Xenia. Ten minutes later on that fateful day 40 years ago, the storm charged into the city of

Heavy wind caused by Hurricane Irma is seen in Miami Sept. 10. (CNS
BALTIMORE, MD, September 18, 2017 – Catholic Relief Services (CRS) is preparing to respond to Hurricane Maria, a Category 5 storm headed for many of the same Caribbean islands already devastated by Hurricane Irma. Working with Caritas Antilles, CRS staff are on the ground in Tortola, a British Virgin Island

Staff Report The Archdiocese of Cincinnati has announced there will be a special collection the weekend of May 25-26, to provide relief for the victims of the disaster, even as the desperate search for survivors of Monday’s devastating tornado in Moore, OK., continues.