Rhina Guidos is a journalist, writer and editor on Catholicism and Latin America. She's won awards from the Catholic Press Association/Catholic Media Association for her stories about social justice and human rights. She is the author of Rutilio Grande: A Table for All, about a Jesuit martyred in her native country of El Salvador. 

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More than two dozen reported dead after Julia lashes Central America

Five members of the armed forces of El Salvador are part of 28 reported fatalities related to the weather system known as Julia as of early Oct. 11, but the death toll is expected to rise. 

Florida continues with rescue efforts as Hurricane Ian heads north

Authorities in Florida continued rescue efforts and Catholic parishes and dioceses moved rapidly to collect aid in the storm's aftermath as President Joe Biden said it could take years to rebuild what was destroyed.

Hurricane Ian leaves catastrophe in Florida, millions without power

One of the most powerful hurricanes in Florida's history, Hurricane Ian made landfall Sept. 28 in a direct hit on the Sunshine State with the extent of the damage not yet known in the Catholic dioceses of Venice and St. Petersburg.

San Salvador archbishop under fire for presidential reelection comments

The archbishop of San Salvador found himself under verbal fire for seeming to back reelection efforts by the Salvadoran president, even though the country's constitution limits the post to one term.