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by Matt Hadro Washington D.C., Oct 17, 2021 / 11:55 am A group of 17 missionaries and family members were abducted in Haiti on Saturday, the New York Times first reported. The missionaries were part of Christian Aid Ministries, based in Ohio, and were kidnapped while visiting an orphanage. In …

by Matt Hadro Washington D.C., Sep 22, 2021 / 16:02 pm Catholic leaders on Wednesday called for better treatment of Haitians and other migrants crowded under a bridge at the U.S.-Mexico border. “We call on the U.S. government to reassess its treatment of migrants in Del Rio and elsewhere along …

by Katie Yoder Washington, D.C. Newsroom, Sep 5, 2021 / 10:46 am Sister Marilyn Marie Minter was praying when she felt an earthquake rock Haiti. “My chair began to shake,” she told EWTN News In Depth on Aug. 27. “And I’m going, ‘What the heck is going on?’” As one …

By Christine Rousselle Washington, D.C. Newsroom, Aug 14, 2021 / 15:00 pm The United States Conference of Catholic Bishops expressed their sorrow at the news of a massive earthquake once again striking Haiti, as the United States announced a new relief effort to assist the country. “On behalf of the …

by ACI Prensa Les Cayes, Haiti, Aug 14, 2021 / 12:41 pm Cardinal Chibly Langlois, Bishop of Les Cayes and president of Haiti’s Bishops’ Conference, has been injured, while a Catholic priest died early in the morning of Aug. 14 after an 7.2 intensity earthquake shook Haiti. Speaking to ACI …

Editor’s Note: Father Joseph Beckman passed away on Monday, July 19. Funeral Arrangements are pending. This article appeared in our Bicentennial Edition. World War II veteran. Journalist. Advocate for the poor. World traveler. As he approaches his 100 birthday, Father Joseph Beckman, the Archdiocese of Cincinnati’s oldest living priest, reflects …

by CNA Staff Miami, Fla., Jul 8, 2021 / 14:01 pm The administrator of the Archdiocese of Miami’s mission for Haitians said Wednesday that the community is in shock and disbelief following the assassination of Jovenel Moïse, Haiti’s president. “People are in a state of disbelief and a state of …

by Courtney Mares Vatican City, Jul 8, 2021 / 08:00 am Pope Francis has offered his condolences to the Haitian people after their President Jovenel Moïse was assassinated in his home Wednesday by a group of gunmen. “Hearing the news of the heinous assassination … His Holiness Pope Francis offers …

by CNA Staff Denver Newsroom, Jun 27, 2021 / 05:15 am June 30 marks the 168th anniversary of the death of one of the most fascinating characters of American Catholicism: Pierre Toussaint, who was born a slave in Haiti, became a free man in New York, and died as the …

Washington D.C., Apr 12, 2021 / 16:00 pm America/Denver (CNA). Seven Catholic priests and nuns were kidnapped in Haiti on Sunday, and are being held for ransom. The five priests and two nuns were abducted at Croix-des-Bouquets, a suburb of Haiti’s capital of Port-au-Prince. According to local news, they were …