Port-au-Prince RC cathedral in ruins after Haiti earthquake

January 15, 2010

Our photographers in Haiti have produced many sad images of the widespread death and destruction from Tuesday’s massive earthquake, some of which are collected in a slideshow here.  Following are shots of the Roman Catholic cathedral in Port-au-Prince in ruins.  Among the dead in the quake was Archbishop Joseph Serge Miot, who the Vatican daily L’Osservatore Romano reported was found lifeless “under the rubble of the archbishop’s residence.”

cathedral 1

cathedral 2

cathedral 3

cathedral 4

cathedral 5

(Credits: Kena Betancur, Kena Betancur, Jorge Silva, Eduardo Munoz, Reuters TV)

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Where’s the Pope? The price of gold is really high now and it would would be a godsend if the Pope would cash in the vatican gold and answer the prayers of these good citizens in abject need.

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Oldcreative apparently isn’t an old-time Catholic. A collection was held this morning at most Masses this Sunday THROUGHOUT THE WORLD (Catholic=universal)for Haiti.
Now how did oldcreative help “these good citizens in abject need”? Probably the way most secular elites do… With a snarky post…

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