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Haitian bishop hurt in house explosion

February 20, 2024

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CWN Editor's Note: A Haitian bishop was injured when an explosion ripped through the house where he was staying in Port-au-Prince on Monday evening, February 19.

Bishop Pierre André Dumas of Anse-à-Veau/Miragoâne was reportedly in stable condition; the Haitian episcopal conference requested prayers for his recovery.

The circumstances of the explosion were not clear. Bishop Dumars, the vice-president of the country’s episcopal conference, had recently decried the influence of violent criminals engaged in kidnapping for profit.

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