Posts Tagged ‘Natural disaster’

White Island tradgedy: NZ Bishops statement Comments 0

Thursday, December 12th, 2019

Along with all New Zealanders, we are deeply distressed and saddened by the tragedy of the volcanic eruption at Whakaari/White Island. Our prayers are for those whose lives have been lost, and for the injured, conscious that their injuries are of a most serious and painful nature. We cannot begin to imagine the grief and Read more

Hawai’i Catholics helping people forced to flee volcano Comments 0

Thursday, May 17th, 2018

A volcanic eruption in Hawai’i is forcing many people to evacuate their homes. In the Leilani Estates, a rural subdivision, on the eastern tip of the island, at least 15 fissures have opened up since May 3 spewing molten rock and poisonous sulphur dioxide gas. This subdivision is in the Sacred Heart parish. Parishioners who Read more