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Space heaters and other goods needed

Dear friends in Rome, many of the people of Norcia are facing winter in tents and caravans and need space heaters. If you have a spare one sitting about in your flat or house that you don’t use much, please consider donating it. Our friend

More art rescue and a very pointed question

#vigilidelfuoco #monumentsmen, i #caschirossi che salvano l'arte dalle rovine del #terremoto. Le immagini eccezionali di oggi a #Norcia — Vigili del Fuoco (@emergenzavvf) November 5, 2016 The vigili del fuoco rescuing precious art works from the ruins in Norcia. But here’s a thing: this

St. Benedict is still the patron of Norcia

  …and the patron of Europe. Let’s not forget it. Information on where people can donate directly to help with the rebuilding of Norcia: Finalmente, the e-address to make donations directly to the commune of Norcia for assistance to citizens and to help reconstruction. ON

Norcia update

Italy’s President Mattarella visits Norcia ~ I have heard from friends closer to the scene and here is what I know so far: \ The monks: – The monks, having set up a kind of camp monastery up the hill are OK, and aren’t very

In Rome and safe as houses

Thank God for friends! This was what I saw when I dashed out of the Grotta Azzura hotel. I didn’t know this video was being made. My first run must have been no more than about two minutes after the quake. I was running to