Scott Olson
An aerial view is shown of homes and businesses destroyed by a tornado on Dec. 11 in Mayfield, Kentucky. Multiple tornadoes touched down in several Midwestern states late Friday evening and early Saturday, causing widespread destruction and leaving an estimated 70-plus people dead.

Bishop William Medley of the Diocese of Owensboro is asking for prayers following a series of fatal storms and tornadoes, which passed through several states. At least 70 people were killed in the Bluegrass State.

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