A team of two dozen scientists was commissioned by the Vatican to study the effect of mankind on climate change. In their report they warn of a “serious and potentially irreversible impacts of global warming.” They also warn that inaction will result in the disappearance of glaciers that millions of people depend on for drinking water. Different communities will also be threatened by floods and mudslides.
This video marks the launch of the '100% Natural' World Youth Day Campaign! WYD Madrid volunteers are encouraging all pilgrims to protect the environment so that World Youth Day 2011 will be 100% sustainable, and 100% Christian... "Be Part of the 100%"!
According to official sources, Japan's earthquake and tsunami killed 15,000 people. Another 10,000 are still missing. Benedict XVI has sent Cardinal Robert Sarah to support the victims. He's the president of the Pontifical Council "Cor Unum.” He will be there from May 13th to the 16th. As chairman of the department responsible for the pope's charities, he will visit Sendai, where the epicenter struck.
Earthquake hits southern Spain, eight deadAt least eight people were reported dead and dozens injured after an earthquake shook southeastern Spain on Wednesday, toppling historic buildings in the medieval town of Lorca.
As the earthquake hit Spain, one in five residents of Rome stayed off work and children were kept out of school over earthquake fears following a 1915 prediction by seismologist Raffaele Bendandi that "the big one" would strike on May 11, 2011.
Catholic agencies pitch in to help those hit by Mississippi’s rising waters and recent storms in the South.
A tornado has killed at least two people and injured dozens in the New Zealand city of Auckland. 3/05/2011
As the U.S. begins its rebuilding efforts after the tragic tornado that hit the country last week, killing hundreds, New Zealand has now been his by a tornado, with one confirmed dead so far. Visit this article to read more - and remember both the US and NZ in your prayers!
The death toll from killer tornadoes in the southern US has risen to at least 350, making the storm the second-deadliest tornado-related disaster in American history.
Tornadoes and thunderstorms have carved a trail of destruction across the southern United States, killing over 300 people in one of the country's worst weather disasters in years. Disbelief and despair were written on the faces of residents of cities and towns in seven states crippled by the ferocious spring storms as they picked through the remains of destroyed homes, businesses and schools, in surreal scenes of devastation more common to war zones and massive earthquakes. Please keep those suffering in your prayers.
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