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Haiti: report on religious communities after earthquake
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While the rescue and salvage work continues, the Haitian Conference of Religious has drafted a preliminary report  on the situation of religious communities after the earthquake. Several communities have still not been contacted and staff are still missing. The list makes devastating reading.

Clerics of Saint Viator: Villa Manresa and the house at Grand Goave destroyed;

Daughters of Charity of St Vincent de Paul: houses are severely damaged, one nun killed (Sister Brigitte Pierre);

Daughters of Wisdom: houses and schools destroyed. Six sisters and one employee killed;

Daughters of Mary: schools and houses destroyed, 13 nuns, including the Provincial Superior, and three employees killed;

Daughters of Mary, Help of Christians: house and school destroyed;

Daughters of Mary Immaculate Queen: house and school destroyed, two sisters and eight girls killed;

Friars Minor: destroyed house;

Brothers of the Sacred Heart: house and school destroyed;

Christian Brothers: provincial house and three schools destroyed, two religious brothers/priests dead;

Missionaries of the Sacred Heart: house of philosophical studies destroyed;

Montfortians: house, school, and churches destroyed, 11 victims;

Oblates of Mary Immaculate: house destroyed;

Little Sisters of St Teresa: five houses and two schools destroyed; four sisters, seven teachers, and 60 students dead;

Holy Cross Fathers: house destroyed, one dead;

Little Brothers of St Teresa: five houses destroyed, two religious dead;

Salesians: house and school destroyed, three victims;

Sisters of Charity of St Louis: damage to houses;

Sisters of St Francis of Assisi: damage to housing, school destroyed;

Sisters of St Joseph of Cluny: house and school destroyed;

Sisters of St Anne: house and school destroyed, one Sister dead;

Dominicans of the Presentation: house destroyed;

Sisters of Christ Marie Alphonse: an orphanage and school destroyed;

Missionaries of the Immaculate Conception: house and school destroyed;

Spiritan Fathers: house and school destroyed, one dead;

Sisters of Charity of St Hyacinthe: house, novitiate, and schools destroyed;

Religious Sisters of Jesus and Mary: house destroyed;

Society of the Sacred Heart: house destroyed;

Marianists: house destroyed;

Scheut Missionaries: house destroyed;

Missionaries of the Immaculate Heart of Mary: house destroyed.

Source: Fides

           
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