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11 Aug 2011 description

*This report contains observations made approximately six months following the earthquake of January 12, 2010.

07 Feb 2011 description


WASHINGTON (February 7, 2011)-In a joint letter to the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) Secretary Janet Napolitano February 7, Archbishop José H. Gomez, Coadjutor Archbishop of Los Angeles and chairman of the U.S. Conference of Catholic Bishops (USCCB) Committee on Migration, and Bishop Gerald Kicanas of Tucson, chairman of the Board of Catholic Relief Services, the U.S.

11 Jan 2011 description

WASHINGTON (January 11, 2011)-Archbishop Timothy Dolan of New York, president of the United States Conference of Catholic Bishops (USCCB), sent a message of support to Archbishop Louis Kebreau of Cap Haitien, president of the Bishops' Conference of Haiti, on the first anniversary of the tragic earthquake that struck Haiti one year ago.

"I express the ongoing concern and support of our Conference for the Church and people of Haiti," Archbishop Dolan said.

10 Dec 2010 description

Friday, December 10, 2010

By Catholic News S...

By Dennis Sadowski, Catholic News Service

WASHINGTON (CNS) -- Not much has changed in the region around Port-au-Prince, Haiti's capital, since a magnitude 7 earthquake leveled just about anything that was standing.

In fact, it's likely the 1.5 million Haitians left homeless by the earth's movement would say things have gotten worse since the Jan.

15 Nov 2010 description

BALTIMORE (November 15, 2010) After the terrible earthquake that last January devastated Haiti and buried almost 300,000 people beneath the rubble, U.S.

27 Sep 2010 description

USCCB Publishes Findings, Recommendations after Mission to Haiti and Haitians in Other Caribbean Nations

Plea of Haitian children especially troublesome

WASHINGTON (September 27, 2010)-Archbishop Thomas Wenski of Miami, head of the U.S.

28 Apr 2010 description

WASHINGTON-The United States Conference of Catholic Bishops' Subcommittee on the Church in Latin America has made public the grantees for its latest funding cycle. In total, $2,777,917 was approved for distribution among 128 projects in 23 countries. Of that amount, $972,869 went to help rebuild the Church's infrastructure in earthquake ravaged Haiti and Chile.

08 Apr 2010 description

Another $60+ million donated by individuals, groups through Catholic Relief Services

CRS now focusing on long-term reconstruction

Church in Latin America Subcommittee to help rebuild the Church in Haiti

WASHINGTON- A special Collection for Haiti in Catholic parishes nationwide has raised $58.7 million to date.

On January 13, one day after a devastating 7.0 earthquake destroyed much of Haiti's capital, Cardinal Francis George of Chicago, president of the United States Conference of Catholic Bishops (USCCB), and Archbishop Timothy Dolan of New York, chairman of …