Father Carlos Francis Mendez, pastor of Immaculate Heart of Mary Church in Las Marias, Puerto Rico, blesses Luz Lamboy, 82, who has Alzheimer's and lives alone, at her home in a remote area outside the town Oct. 24. Father Mendez and parishioners distributed relief goods to her home and others in the poor area outside the town who were affected by Hurricane Maria. (CNS photo/Bob Roller)
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Wallice J. de la Vega - Catholic News ServiceOctober 27, 2017
During the first weeks after Hurricane Maria, the church's delivery of aid was extremely difficult because it had to be done by foot.
Bishop Alvaro Corrada del Rio of Mayaguez, Puerto Rico, celebrates mass on May 22 in Sabana Grande. The bishop immediately removed then-Father Floyd McCoy Jordan from his post after the first complaint of lewd actions. (CNS photo/Wallice J. de la Vega)
Wallice J. de la Vega - Catholic News ServiceJuly 18, 2016
"McCoy Jordan was sentenced to 15 years in prison after being unanimously found guilty by a jury last June."
Wallice J. de la Vega - Catholic News ServiceMay 03, 2016
"It's on us to take care of creation, not to see it as merely nature and ecology, but stewardship of creation."