Irish Priest, Parishioners Survive Nepal Earthquake

By Michael Kelly DUBLIN (CNS) – An Irish priest who was among a group of parishioners trapped in Nepal after a catastrophic earthquake has spoken of the group’s brush with disaster, admitting “we’re lucky to be alive.” Father Tom Dalton, a priest of the Ferns Diocese, had just arrived in Nepal’s capital, Kathmandu, with a […]

Pope Sends Prayers, Donation to Nepal

Pope Francis prayed for those affected by the deadly earthquake in Nepal, encouraged rescue and emergency workers in their efforts, and sent an initial donation of $100,000.