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News Haiti » Religion: A Belgian relives Haiti earthquake eight years after

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Publication date: Saturday 21 April 2018

PORT-AU-PRINCE, Haiti — Journalist Maude Malengrez left Belgium for Haiti ... It was during that time that she got a good feel of how religion could move a people and bring them closer to each other. “People were gathering in the streets and praying.

News Haiti » Religion: Motherhood, Race, and Religion Collide in “La Violecion of My PapiYon”

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Publication date: hursday 19 April 2018

“PapiYon” (whose full title translated from Haitian Creole is “The Violation of My Butterfly”) primarily follows Gylda (Inayah Bashir ’20), a Haitian woman navigating a world of motherhood and domesticity in 1988. Gylda is a mother of ...

News Haiti » Religion: iciHaiti - Social : The factors determining the identity of the Haitian Diaspora

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Publication date: hursday 19 April 2018

Wednesday, as part of the activities preceding the celebration of the National Day of the Diaspora (JND 2018) on Friday 20 April ... Thus, language, religion and morals are among others ...

News Haiti » Religion: Haiti - Religion : 20,000 Adventist baptisms at Sylvio Cator Stadium

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Publication date: hursday 05 April 2018

As part of the "Lord Transform Me" (LTM 2018) program, 70 missionaries from 34 different countries making up the 24 Inter-American Division (IAD) of Seventh-day Adventist Divisions are deployed to all regions of Haiti for a week of evangelization.

News Haiti » Religion: How trip to Haiti changed lives of Boone family & 2 boys forever

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Publication date: onday 26 March 2018

Haitian boys from a local orphanage would come to help with ... we let them know that they can make their own choices with politics and, as they will, even religion." "Like any parent, our kids are going to have their own opinions. We have a mix of all ...

News Haiti » Religion: 'Voodoo' tour of Haiti launched to raise development money

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Publication date: onday 05 February 2018

A P.E.I. tour company is offering Islanders an opportunity this spring to learn more about the religious culture of Haiti, while helping with economic ... a very healing religion, a very positive religion. It's like a lot of religions, I guess, it has ...

News Haiti » Religion: Haiti looks to Benin for guidance on voodoo crimes

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Publication date: uesday 10 October 2017

But certain phenomena are a concern for politicians and has prompted them to wonder: how should a country legislate for crimes linked to the religion? With zombification, for example, Haitian voodoo priests are said to administer a powder to the victim ...

News Haiti » Religion: Stop hate, have a Haiti heart

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Publication date: Saturday 26 August 2017

MOLINE — Stop the hate. Spread the love. Support Haiti. That's the mission of the Friends of the People of Haiti, a Moline-based group hosting a free folk music concert 2-4 p.m. Aug. 27 at Cool Beanz Coffee House, 1325 30th St., Rock Island. The ...

News Haiti » Religion: He was rescued from a Haitian orphanage. Now he’s going back.

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Publication date: Friday 02 June 2017

“In Haiti there’s no electricity, only sometimes, maybe 7 or 8 at night. When it comes on it’s like scoring a soccer goal, and they all start cheering for the power.” A boy familiar with the dark – and dangerous – streets of his ...

News Haiti » Religion: Haiti and the distortion of its Vodou religion

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Publication date: Friday 17 March 2017

(CNN)I vividly remember walking out of a Boston movie theater at the age of 14 feeling that my Haitianness, my blackness, and my faith had been assaulted. I laughed uncomfortably as we re-enacted scenes from "The Serpent and the Rainbow," Wes Craven's 1988 ...