Catholics involved in Sabah crash grateful for God’s help

Singaporean Catholics involved in a road accident in Sabah, Malaysia, say they are thankful to God for helping them survive the ordeal.They were involved in the June 3 accident after attending a June 1-3 Mandarin retreat at Pertapaan Karmel, Tambunan, in Keningau diocese.According to a news report, a tour bus carrying 34 of the 58 [...]

Telegram For a Plane Crash in the Juan Fernandez Islands

VATICAN CITY, 3 SEP 2011 (VIS) – Given below is the text of a telegram sent in the Holy Father’s name by Cardinal Secretary of State Tarcisio Bertone S.D.B. to Archbishop Ricardo Ezzati Andrello S.D.B. of Santiago de Chile, president of the Episcopal Conference of Chile, for a plane crash in the Juan Fernandez Islands [...]

Helicopter crash reminder of ‘tragedy of war’

US soldiers fire artillery in Kandahar province, Afghanistan. The head of the US Archdiocese for the Military Services has expressed sorrow at the loss of lives after a military helicopter crashed. -CNS file photoWASHINGTON – The deaths of 30 US service members and eight Afghans in the crash of a US military helicopter in Afghanistan [...]

China Catholics give train-crash aid

WENZHOU, CHINA – Catholics in Wenzhou as well as the Church-run Jinde Charities are joining forces to provide counselling and aid to survivors and family members of victims in China’s worst train disaster since 2008.On July 23, a bullet train slammed into another express that had lost power after a lightning strike. The impact of [...]