By John Stegeman The Catholic Telegraph Maryknoll Father Joe Thaler has spent nearly 30 years serving the people of Nepal, but since last April his workload has increased. On April 25, a 8.1 magnitude earthquake struck Nepal, destroying lives and homes. More than 9,000 people have died to date from
By John Shaughnessy Catholic News Service INDIANAPOLIS — All the deaths and all the devastation that happened within seconds could have rocked the foundation of faith and resolve that Dr. Christine Groves had built in her 34 years of life. In fact, the April 25 earthquake in Nepal that killed more
Staff Report A 7.8‐magnitude earthquake struck Nepal in the late morning of April 25, toppling buildings and homes, causing widespread panic and claiming thousands of lives. Archbishop Dennis M. Schnurr, in a message to all parishes of the archdiocese, said: “Our Church mourns the terrible suffering of our brothers and
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 Megan Walsh For The Catholic Telegraph A group of 11 adults from the Archdiocese of Cincinnati traveled to Nepal to witness why and how an American Catholic priest is serving the people of the Himalayan kingdom. “My greatest joy in Nepal is being with the people of Nepal.” Maryknoll
By Megan Walsh For The Catholic Telegraph I think everyone should travel outside of the United States at least once in their lifetime. If one can afford it, the experience compensates for the 15 hour flight or the really spicy food or even the scheduled electrical blackouts.