- Jan 22, 2020
Earthquakes have damaged a convent that is an important part of Catholic history in Puerto Rico.
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.
In the wake of the historic resignation of Puerto Rican Governor Ricardo Rossello, the people of the Caribbean island must continue to maintain their unity to overcome the social ills that led to the crisis, the Puerto Rican bishops’ conference said.
The president of the Puerto Rican bishops’ conference said the actions of Gov. Ricardo Rossello and his administration were the final straw for residents of the U.S. commonwealth who have suffered through years of financial mismanagement, corruption and the devastating aftermath of Hurricane Maria.