The Orthodox People in Haiti

January 21, 2010

Fr. Peter-Michael Preble gives us some background on the Orthodox presence in Haiti:

Well this came as a surprise to me and shows just how far flung Orthodox parishes are around the world. At the time of this writing there are 5 Orthodox parishes in Haiti under the Russian Orthodox Church Outside of Russia. According to one website run by the church there are about 3,000 Orthodox Christians in Haiti lead by two priests Fr. Jean Chenier-Dumais, and Fr. Gregoire Legouté. Both priests survived the earthquake and are setting up a clinic.

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