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June 15, 2010

"We are a resurrected church," Bishop of Haiti Jean Zaché Duracin tells other Episcopalians in ENS Weekly bulletin inserts for June 27. The inserts report on progress that the Diocese of Haiti is making towards establishing a master plan for rebuilding its facilities, most of which were damaged...

June 8, 2010

Episcopal Diocese of Haiti Bishop Jean Zaché Duracin said June 8 that he hopes the diocese and the country can "rebuild a new mentality."

Duracin spoke briefly to ENS June 8 after a long day of meetings at the Episcopal Church Center in New York City.

He delivered to Church Center...

May 9, 2010

House. Flower. Truck. Airplane.

House. Flower. Truck. Airplane. Those are the images that the children of Diocese of Haiti's St. Vincent's School for Handicapped Children in Port-au-Prince draw over and over again.

The kids don't draw what we see on the news – hunger, pain,...

May 5, 2010

A slight tap and the trail of dominoes -- about 27,500 of them -- toppled one by one, sparking cheers from students, staff and faculty recently in the gymnasium at St. George Episcopal School in San Antonio in the Diocese of West Texas.

"For every dollar we raised we put a domino on the...

May 3, 2010

Bishop Jean Zaché Duracin of Haiti will address the Compass Rose Society's 2010 annual general meeting, set for Sept. 7-8 in London.

The meeting will begin on Sept. 7 at St. Andrew's House, home to the Anglican Communion Office, and conclude with a dinner hosted by Archbishop of...

April 29, 2010

The Mar Thoma Church Diocese of North America and Europe said April 30 that it has raised $131,775 for recovery efforts in earthquake-devastated Haiti.

Bishop Geevarghese Mar Theodosius presented a check to the Rev. Dr. Michael Kinnamon, National Council of Churches general secretary,...

April 19, 2010

Every time I speak about Haiti, I am asked: "What is it like there?"

The only word I know is "hard."

The devastation from the Jan. 12 earthquake has not suddenly gone away. It has not been cleaned up, and the people are not yet better. There truly is no word in any language to...

April 19, 2010

"Every time I speak about Haiti, I am asked: 'What is it like there?' The only word I know is 'hard,'" writes the Rev. Lauren Stanley, Episcopal Church-appointed missionary to Haiti, in ENS Weekly bulletin inserts for Sunday, May 2.

Stanley writes of the massive difficulties still faced...

April 12, 2010

First Lady Michelle Obama and Jill Biden, the wife of the U.S. vice president, April 13 visited a Port-au-Prince earthquake survivor settlement run by the Episcopal Diocese of Haiti.

The two women walked to College Ste. Pierre, a wrecked diocesan high school, as part of their one-day...

April 4, 2010

Nearly three months after a magnitude-7 earthquake decimated wide swaths of Haiti and destroyed much of the infrastructure of the Episcopal Diocese of Haiti, Bishop Jean Zaché Duracin said his Easter homily that "The Lord is with all Haitians."

"We can no longer continue to look for...

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