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Haiti: Alarming Statistics Only Scratch the Surface of Suffering

Speaking by telephone to the international Catholic pastoral and pontifical charity, Aid to the Church in Need (ACN International), Cardinal Chibly Langlois, Bishop of the diocese of Les Cayes, described the terrible situation facing his people in Haiti. “So far, we have still not received any tents. The people are sleeping on the ground. There […]

Haiti: Bishops deeply saddened by recent events and violence in the country

In a press statement received by the ACN Pontifical Charity yesterday, July 7, the Episcopal Conference of Haiti expressed its astonishment and condolences at the sad news of the assassination of Jovenel Moïse, president of the Republic, on the night of July 6-7 at his private residence. During the attack, the president’s wife, Martine Moïse, […]

Haiti: The Tragedy of Life in Haiti

ACN in solidarity with the Catholic Church Latest: Three of the seven religious kidnapped on Sunday, April 11 were released on Thursday, April 22. This is excellent news, but it does not prevent the country from remaining under the pressure of potential kidnappings that are now part of the daily life of Haitians. This is […]

Haiti: Bishops Warn of Catastrophe

Cover Image from archives: Haiti Election Protests on December 8, 2010 The Bishop’s Conference of the Caribbean island deplores the explosive security and political situation The Catholic bishops of Haiti have released a message deploring the catastrophic situation prevailing on the Caribbean island and call for a national dialogue. “The country is on the brink […]

ACN – Project of the Week – Haïti – Construction a Parish Church

Haiti Construction of a parish church in a new and growing suburb   Even before the devastating earthquake of January 2010, which focused world attention on the plight of the country, Haiti was already the poorest country in the Western hemisphere. Natural disasters, violence and political unrest, poverty and hunger all played their part, so […]

ACN Interview – Haiti – The Church: an essential source of Hope

  Haiti The Church: an essential source of Hope Marco Mencaglia, head of the Haitian section of the pontifical foundation Aid to the Church in Need recently travelled to the country. His goal: to take stock of the aid the charity has granted over the last few years, and determine the future needs of the […]

Project of the week: Haiti

Each week, Aid to the Church in Need will present a project that our international organization would like to support. Today, the project we are calling on your help for rests in the Pearl of the Antilles, where the sun can play a significant role in providing energy! A solar generator for a parish in Basse-Voldrogue. […]

Haiti – Hope for the “restoration of the human person in his entire fullness”

Haiti Hope for the “restoration of the human person in his entire fullness” Interview with Bishop Launay Saturné of the diocese of Jacmel, Haiti.  Five years after the devastating earthquake in Haiti, many churches and chapels still lie in ruins. They are a daily reminder of a natural disaster which on January 12, 2010  claimed […]

Haiti

© Aid to the Church in Need Haiti ACN’s main focus: to care for and strengthen the people  By Reinhard Backes, ACN International Adapted by Amanda Bridget Griffin, ACN Canada Montreal/Königstein – January 14, 2015 – Five years after the devastating earthquake which hit Haiti, quite a few church reconstruction projects have been completed successfully. […]