Brazil In A State Of Emergency Due To Inclement Rains

Pope’s Charity: Church Allocates 30,000 Euros for Those Affected by Natural Disasters in Brazil

The Holy Father’s Donation in the Name of the Church Will Be Distributed Among 148 Parishes of the Archdiocese of Olinda and Recife to Help Affected Families.

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Written by: Enrique Villegas

(ZENIT News / Pernambuco, Brazil, 04.06.2022).- After learning of the situation in the Brazilian Archdiocese of Olinda and Recife, caused by copious rains, the Pontiff sent a 30,000 donation in the name of the Church through the local Caritas. The funds are being allocated to victims of the inclement weather, especially in the Pernambuco region.

A few days ago Archbishop Fernando Saburido of Olinda and Recife describe the situation to the Pope in a letter. “The heart of a good pastor watches over the poor. Francis’ donation reflects the Church’s love for the poor,” said Father Joatan Vitorino, President of Caritas who is also a parish priest.

The papal donation will be allocated to 148 parishes of the Archdiocese to help the affected families.

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