Many churches still struggle to rebuild from the 2021 earthquake in Haiti, but escalating gang violence is turning the situation from “bad to worse,” church leaders say. Nevertheless, they believe hope is alive in Haiti.
Miami Archbishop: ‘Haiti Would Have No Luck If It Wasn’t For Bad Luck’
In about two months’ time, the one-year anniversary of a tragic earthquake and presidential assassination in Haiti will have passed, and the state of the Caribbean nation appears to be even worse, or as Archbishop Thomas Wenski of Miami describes: “as bad as it’s ever been.”
‘Great Missionary’ With Ties to Brooklyn Named Bishop
Standing behind the podium as the second ever Haitian American to be appointed a bishop in the United States, Bishop-designate Jacques Fabre highlighted how the mindset of people in his native country differs from that of Americans, and how that relates to his new role.
Faith-Based Groups Assist Haitians Coming to U.S. Seeking Refuge, Help
The first in what is envisioned as a series of webinars took place Feb. 16 to discuss how faith-based organizations are working together to assist Haitian families seeking refuge and assistance in the United States.
Only In Print: Haiti’s 12 Years of Turmoil
A 7.0 magnitude earthquake strikes 15 miles southwest of the capital of Port-au-Prince, killing over 300,000 people, destroying more than 250,000 homes and 30,000 commercial buildings, and causing over $8 billion in damage.
12 Years Later; Haiti ‘Worse Than Before’
Marcus Garcia was about to record an editorial at his Port-au-Prince radio station on Jan. 12, 2010, when the ground began to shake. It stopped moments later. Having never experienced an earthquake before, he thought that was it.
Catholics Are Urged to Help Reverse Crippling Legacy of 2010 Haiti Quake
The 30,000 Haitian refugees who surged across the U.S.-Mexico border last summer fled an earthquake back home, but not the one that hit their homeland a few weeks earlier. The plight of these people actually began on Jan. 12, 2010 following an even more devastating quake near Port-au-Prince.
Haitian Catholics Honor Victims of 2010 Quake at Queens Church
For Haitian Americans and immigrants, Jan. 12 is a solemn day of remembrance.
Bishop Urges Haitian Catholics to Keep Proclaiming Joy in 2022
On New Year’s Day, Bishop Robert Brennan urged Haitian Catholics to keep embracing the Scriptures’ enduring messages of peace and joy.
Three More Missionary Group Hostages Released in Haiti
A Haitian gang has released three more of the hostages it kidnapped from Christian Aid Ministries, while 12 remaining representatives of the Ohio-based missionary group approach the third month of their captivity.