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The number of kidnappings for ransom has recently increased in Haiti, and protests have denounced the surge of violence plaguing the country.
Prelates speak out after deadly protests against Haiti’s president and the drowning deaths of at least 28 people in an illegal crossing to the Bahamas.
The money ‘is intended as a first and immediate concrete expression of the feelings of paternal spiritual closeness and encouragement of the Holy Father,’ an Oct. 14 communiqué from the Vatican read.
‘His Holiness Pope Francis expresses his sadness and assures his prayer for all those who have lost a loved one,’ the Oct. 7 telegram read.
‘Pastoral and charitable attention to immigrants, especially those from neighboring Haiti, who seek better conditions of life in the Dominican territory, cannot allow indifference on the part of pastors of the Church.’