The Green Patriarch and the Victims of Haiyan

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When Typhoon Haiyan made landfall in the Philippines in early November, the nation suffered catastrophic devastation, including the tragic loss of over 10,000 lives. Patriarch Kirill of Moscow sent a letter of condolence, praying for relief for the people of the Philippines. Both the Vatican and the Dalai Lama added to their sympathies and prayers humanitarian aid, the Pope’s initial alms being $150,000. According to Reuters, the Vatican has additionally pledged three million euros. . . . Continue Reading »