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Barred from disaster relief, damaged Texas churches sue government

Washington D.C., Sep 8, 2017 / 12:02 am (CNA/EWTN News).- Texas churches damaged by Hurricane Harvey filed a lawsuit against the Federal Emergency Management Agency, claiming they have been denied disaster relief grants due to their religious status. “After the costliest and most devastating natural disaster in […]

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After devastating floods, Malawi bishops urge disaster management policies

Dedza, Malawi, Mar 6, 2015 / 02:03 am (CNA/EWTN News).- In light of heavy flooding in the country earlier this year, Malawi's bishops have held a workshop for journalists to help them explore climate challenges and to mobilize public policy changes. “Journalists drawn from various media houses […]

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Pope Francis to baptize father of Korean ferry disaster victim

Seoul, South Korea, Aug 15, 2014 / 12:42 am (CNA/EWTN News).- This Saturday Pope Francis will baptize 62-year-old Lee Ho-Jin, the father of one of the victims from the Sewol Ferry tragedy earlier this year in which close to 280 mostly young students were killed. Vatican spokesman […]

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Pope will meet with survivors of Korean ferry disaster

Pope will meet with survivors of Korean ferry disaster

Seoul, South Korea, Aug 5, 2014 / 10:17 am (CNA/EWTN News).- The organizing committee of Pope Francis’ trip to South Korea next week have revealed that he will meet with survivors of the April 16 ferry disaster, as well as relatives of those who died. “During a […]

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