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  • Searching Among A Haitian Cathedral's Ruins

    01/16/2010 4:56:11 PM PST · by Steelfish · 7 replies · 613+ views
    LATimes ^ | January 16th 2010 | Tracy Wilkinson
    Searching Among A Haitian Cathedral's Ruins The collapse of Notre Dame Cathedral in Port-au-Prince struck at the heart of a religiously fervent people. By Tracy Wilkinson January 16, 2010 Reporting from Port-Au-Prince, Haiti - The woman wailed outside the ruins of the Notre Dame Cathedral of Port-au-Prince, the iconic Roman Catholic church that symbolized Haiti's religious fervor. "This is what God did!" she cried Friday morning. "See what God can do!" Tuesday's earthquake brought down the roof of the enormous pink-and-cream church, filling the apse and nave with tons of rubble. The quake punched out its vivid stained glass windows,...
  • Haiti Archbishop Killed in Quake as Churches, Cathedral Reduced to Rubble

    01/13/2010 8:27:38 AM PST · by rrstar96 · 24 replies · 2,164+ views
    Fox News ^ | January 13, 2010 | Fox News
    The archbishop of Port-au-Prince was killed in the devastating earthquakes that have demolished the Haitian capital and taken untold lives since striking Tuesday, according to a dispatch from the Vatican. The body of Msgr. Joseph Serge Miot, 65, was found under the rubble of the archdiocese, and may be one of only hundreds of victims trapped in the ruins of Church buildings on the island.