Posted October 11, 2016 11:16 pm by Archbishop Richard W. Smith

Over the last few days I’ve watched the heartbreaking scenes of the devastation caused in Haiti by Hurricane Matthew. It brings back memories of my visit to that country two years after the destruction wrought by an earthquake. Great hardship and suffering. As it did in the wake of the earthquake, the Canadian Catholic Organization for Development and Peace, the Canadian member of Caritas International, is receiving donations for emergency relief. I know many will be generous in response to this appeal. The timing coincides with Thanksgiving weekend. As I watched on TV scenes of people carrying others across flood


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