Gangs Attack, Burn, and Loot a Seminary in Haiti

A seminary run by the Spiritan Fathers was attacked Monday, April 1, by gangs in the latest incidence of violence that has roiled the Caribbean country in recent weeks, according to the Haitian Conference of Religious (CDH).

Diocese of Brooklyn Lifts Up Prayers At Mass For Peace In Strife-Torn Haiti

As chaos continues to roil Haiti, the Diocese of Brooklyn came together Monday, March 18, to pray for a peaceful resolution to the crisis. Celebrating a Mass for Peace at Holy Innocents Catholic Church, Bishop Robert Brennan and priests of the diocese’s Haitian Apostolate voiced their support for those whose loved ones remain in Haiti, which has been plagued by gang-related kidnappings, killings, and other violent acts.

Haiti Bishops Condemn Homicides, Witch-Hunts, Other Acts of Violence

Amid a period of turmoil and uncertainty, the Catholic bishops of Haiti are calling for an end to “all acts aimed at reducing Haiti to rubble and ashes,” and for renewed support from the international community to help foster peace and reconciliation.

Bishop Robert Brennan to Lead Mass for Peace in Haiti

Bishop Robert Brennan is set to preside over a Mass dedicated to peace in Haiti. The event is scheduled for Monday evening, March 18, at 7:30 p.m. It will be celebrated at Holy Innocents Roman Catholic Church, located at 279 East 17th Street in Flatbush.

Archbishop: Crisis in Haiti is ‘Complicated’ and ‘Very Delicate’

In response to Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis’ deploying hundreds of additional officers and soldiers to the state’s southern coast to “protect” against Haitian migrants, Archbishop Thomas Wenski of Miami says “Haitians are not an ‘invasive species,’ and shouldn’t be treated as such.”

Bishop Robert Brennan to Lead Prayer for People of Strife-Torn Haiti

By The Tablet Staff Bishop Robert Brennan invites the faithful of the diocese to join him in prayer for Haiti at Mass on Monday, March 18, at 7:30 p.m. at Holy Innocents Parish in Flatbush. The church is that day’s stop on the Diocesan Lenten Pilgrimage. Haiti stands on the brink of civil war, as […]

Four New Priests Ordained In Diocese of Brooklyn

The Co-Cathedral of St. Joseph on Saturday, June 3, was nearly filled to capacity and swelled with joy during the ordinations of Ernesto Alonso, 44; Thimote Cherelus, 37; Nnamdi Eusebius Eze, 39; and Samuel Mwiwawi, 40.