- Feb 21, 2020
Kenya’s Catholic bishops prayed for the more than 100 people who have died in flooding, landslides and mudslides since October.
One of the most ancient churches of Venice, a Byzantine basilica established in the year 639, counts among the 60 churches damaged in three exceptional floods last week, officials said Tuesday.
Catholic charities in East Africa are struggling to deal with the severe floods that have affected over 2.5 million people in the region.
A longtime priest of the Diocese of Albany died tragically Oct. 31, when he was caught was caught up in flash flooding on a rural road while traveling to say Mass for the people of Herkimer and Newport about 90 miles outside of Albany.
An 82-year-old Catholic priest died in flood waters in central New York after a night of torrential rain and wind gusts of up to 70 mph.
When Tropical Storm Imelda dumped more than 2 feet of rain on east Montgomery County Sept. 19, several feet of floodwater from the East Fork of the San Jacinto River and Cedar Bayou rushed through Huffman, Dayton and Crosby.