- Jan 22, 2020
Earthquakes have damaged a convent that is an important part of Catholic history in Puerto Rico.
The response to the massive earthquake that hit Haiti 10 years ago was well-intentioned but did not bring about structural change that could have helped lift the country’s overwhelming poverty, said sisters reflecting on the earthquake’s legacy.
Jose Lebron-Sanabria, a Knight of Columbus and a general insurance agent for the fraternal organization, is coordinating assistance to Puerto Ricans in the aftermath of devastating earthquakes.
Hurricane Maria was a body blow to Puerto Rico in 2017, one from which it has yet to fully recover.
At least one person has died and one Catholic church was destroyed by the latest of a series of earthquakes to rock Puerto Rico.
Pope Francis says he is praying for the victims, the wounded and their families in Albania following Tuesday’s earthquake.