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Church, Charities Prove Crucial in Philippines Recovery

The Philippines paused to pray Sunday, nine days after one of the worst recorded storms devastated the central part of the country, killing thousands of people.  In many of the affected areas churches and charities serve as critical hubs for relief and recovery. In this devout Catholic country typhoon survivors are filling damaged churches, looking not only for shelter, but solace.  It is a trying time for priests and nuns, viewed as community leaders, now taking on the...

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