Pope appeals for Asia flood relief

Pope appeals for Asia flood reliefThe Vatican has made an appeal for relief for flood victims across South Asia.

In his address on Sunday, Pope Benedict, the 16th, called for a generous response from the international community to help victims of the recent monsoon havoc across the region.

''In the past days terrible floods have devastated several countries in Southeast Asia causing numerous victims and millions of displaced people.

''Participating in the grief of these suffering populations, I urge the church community to pray for the victims and support all initiatives of solidarity to lessen the suffering of so many people,'' he said. Via: www.ndtv.com

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