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Haiti Earthquake 2021

Haiti quake destroyed many churches, shredding a mainstay of support

By News & Current Affairs

“We are the only thing here,” said a cleric in Les Cayes, one of the cities worst hit by the quake. In some towns, not a church was left standing. By Maria Abi-Habib and Andre Paultre, NYT — PORT-AU-PRINCE, Haiti — The houses collapsed, the hospitals were damaged, the roads buckled or turned impassable. But it was the earthquake’s destruction of churches across Haiti’s southern peninsula…

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