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Nepal Earthquake

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

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