Best wishes and warm thoughts to the ancient city of Norcia, Italy, the birthplace of St. Benedict, the father of monasticism.
Norcia was flattened by a 6.6 magnitude earthquake and only a facade remains of the 14th century St. Benedict Cathedral.
Bloomberg reports Powerful Quake Shakes Italy, Topples Benedictine Cathedral.
Norcia, Italy (AP) — Another powerful earthquake shook Central Italy on Sunday, sending panicked residents running into piazzas, raining boulders onto highways and toppling a Benedictine cathedral and other historic edifices that had withstood several recent quakes.
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