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US: Catholics donated $7.3M in 2016 in response to natural disasters

January 05, 2017

Catholics in the United States donated $7.3 million to special collections in 2016 in response to domestic natural disasters.

Beginning in January, parishioners donated $3.2 million in response to storms in the South and Midwest the previous month. Later in the year, the faithful contributed $3.8 million in the wake of Louisiana floods and $326,000 in response to Hurricane Matthew.

 
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