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Pope hears victims' silent cry in quake zone
By IBT Staff Reporter on 04/28/09 AT 10:22 AM
Pope Benedict comforted survivors of Italy's earthquake Tuesday and asked God to heed the silent cry of its victims rising from the earth.
More than 100 die in central Italian earthquake
By IBT Staff Reporter on 04/06/09 AT 2:47 PM
A powerful earthquake struck central Italy early Monday, killing more than 100 people, making up to 50,000 homeless and flattening entire medieval towns while residents slept.
Dozens dead, many hurt as big earthquake hits Italy
By IBT Staff Reporter on 04/06/09 AT 8:45 AM
A powerful earthquake struck a huge swath of central Italy as residents slept on Monday morning, killing more than 50 people and making up to 50,000 homeless.