A priest in Haiti was abducted on Tuesday, according to The Claretian Missionaries’ Independent Delegation for the Antilles.
About 2,500 people gathered on the feast of Our Lady of Fatima to celebrate the episcopal ordination of the first Haitian-born bishop to lead a diocese in the United States.
On New Year’s Day, Bishop Robert Brennan urged Haitian Catholics to keep embracing the Scriptures’ enduring messages of peace and joy.
On Saturday, Aug. 21, Bishop Sansaricq, a retired auxiliary bishop for the Diocese of Brooklyn and the first Haitian bishop in the United States, died at age 86.
Ringing in the new year is a tradition celebrated by all — but for Haitians, Jan. 1 also means independence.