- Sep 24, 2020
With the help of Catholic Extension and two other organizations, four Catholic dioceses in Puerto Rico were selected to receive to $82 million in “hazard mitigation funding” from the Federal Emergency Management Agency.
Puerto Rico’s top prelate issued a challenge for the island territory to clean up its political system, warning that right now, corruption “haunts and drowns” its society.
The Supreme Court on Monday threw out a court order to seize assets belonging to the Archdiocese of San Juan, Puerto Rico, to pay pension benefits for Catholic school teachers.
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.