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HAITI/ Soul of the Nations: Renewing Catholic Education

Anthony D'Agostino


TJ D'AGOSTINO describes what Alliance for Catholic Education has done in supporting Haitian Catholic schools, and says that Catholic education serves as the soul of a nation

In the first months of 2010, a wave of earthquakes hit a series of countries, including Haiti and Chile. The race for aid started immediately, but the risk was that the world would forget these two countries before the reconstruction work was complete


HAITI/ Three years after the earthquake, still a need for a people reborn


Three years have passed since the earthquake that shook Haiti on January 12, 2010, leaving the country in a state of emergency. AVSI continues its commitment to support the Haitian people


HAITI DIARY/ 16. This is how the earthquake changed our lives

Fiammetta Cappellini

Fiammetta Cappellini comments on the two year anniversary of the earthquake in Haiti that shattered so many lives and on the ongoing process of rebuilding, both physical and emotional.


DIARY HAITI/ 15. The children are the real motor for building the future

Fiammetta Cappellini

The diary from Fiammetta, an AVSI worker in Haiti continues with an update on the aftermath of the earthquake, cholera and political crises, and a look at the upcoming school and work year.


HAITI/ Educational Rebuilding and Renewal

Anthony D'Agostino

The University of Notre Dame, Indiana, is contributing to support Haiti’s recovery from the earthquake, aiding to rebuild educational infrastructure in the country  


PHOTO/ Rebirth of the Human in Haiti - AVSI reports...


One year since the earthquake, Haiti is trying to recover. AVSI’s report on the situation and on how they responded to immediate needs including shelter, protection, and health


DIARY HAITI/ 14. One year since the earthquake: the courage of hope

Fiammetta Cappellini

One year since the earthquake. We will not forget the day when Haiti taught the world the courage of hope  


DIARY HAITI/ 13. Only you Mary can sustain us in this trial

Fiammetta Cappellini

After floods and the earthquake, now cholera and riots are striking Haiti. The people of AVSI, who are there to help the population, make their plea again: do not forget Haiti  


DIARY HAITI/ 12. Violence in Haiti interrupting relief work

Fiammetta Cappellini

The diary from Haiti continues with news of violence in the streets and election demonstrations, which are making the cholera relief effort even more difficult.    


DIARY HAITI/ 11. Chiara, a doctor who works for AVSI, takes care of cholera victims in Haiti

Fiammetta Cappellini

Diary of Chiara Mezzalira, AVSI doctor in Haiti that, after having taken care of mothers and children evacuated from Port-au-Prince, is now a volunteer in the fight against cholera.


DIARY HAITI/ 10. We are fighting against cholera and against our own limitations

Fiammetta Cappellini

A volunteer updates us on the fight against cholera in Haiti, and the challenges that the volunteers face    


DIARY HAITI/ 9. Fiammetta: the epidemic of cholera is spreading, don’t forget Haiti!

Fiammetta Cappellini

The epidemic of cholera in Haiti is spreading with thousands infected and hundreds dead. Fiammetta, AVSI Haiti, says panic also is spreading. Do not forget Haiti!  


CHILEAN MINERS/ Man as he really is

John Waters

The drama of the Chilean miners was not just about "hope" but also demonstrated the truth about man – and about men  


MIAMI/ Haiti and our responsibility

Rocco Palmo

The Archbishop of Miami reminds us that our solidarity with the world of pain, as in Haiti, is lived out through the practice of what the Catechism calls the corporal and spiritual works of ...


DIARY HAITI/ 7. Fiammetta: is the world still remembering our tragedy?

Fiammetta Cappellini

“Does the world still think of Haiti?” This is the question Fiammetta Cappellini and her colleagues of AVSI operating in Haiti were asking themselves. An answer came at the Meeting in Rimini from ...