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.
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Black Catholic Administrators Call out Treatment of Haitians at Border
A group of Black Catholic administrators is calling on “Catholic leaders to do something, to say something” about undertones of racism they say is playing out in the treatment of Haitians at the U.S.-Mexico border.
Haitian Apostolate’s Vice Director Pledges to Continue Bishop Sansaricq’s Vision
The vice director for the National Center of the Haitian Apostolate (NCHA) pledged to continue its mission of ministering to Haitian Catholics across the U.S. That was the vision of retired Auxiliary Bishop Guy Sansaricq, who died recently. The bishop helped create NCHA nearly three decades ago.