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Haiti hurricane victims receive message of sympathy, support from Pope Francis

October 07, 2016

Pope Francis has sent a message of sympathy and support to the people of Hait, after Hurricane Matthew tore through the island nation.

In a telegram to Cardinal Chibly Langlois, the president of the Haitian bishops’ conference, the Pope expressed his sorrow and promised his prayers. He called for solidarity in the face of a new hardship for the impoverished country, and invoked “the maternal protection of Our Lady of Perpetual Help” on Haiti and its people.

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