Spirit & Religion
Haiti: Protest organizers deplore violence against gays
- Created on Monday, July 22, 2013 7:13 PM
PORT-AU-PRINCE, Haiti (defend.ht) - The Initiative of Moral and Religious Organizations (INORM) that organized the Friday, July 19 protest against gay marriage in the country, deplored the murder of two persons identified as homosexuals after the event. While maintaining their position against any lawful union of two persons of the same sex, INORM officials acknowledged that homosexuals have the right to live and should not be harmed.
Haiti: Religious coalition announces protest against homosexuality
- Created on Wednesday, June 26, 2013 10:05 PM
PORT-AU-PRINCE, Haiti (defend.ht) - "Nou pa dakĂ˛! Nou pa dakĂ˛!" The Haitian Coalition of Religious and Moral Organizations are â€śnot okayâ€ť with gays and announced a protest in the coming days.
Pastor Gregory Toussaint receives Key to N. Miami
- Created on Thursday, June 13, 2013 6:30 AM
NORTH MIAMI, USA (defend.ht/TG) - Pastor Gregory Toussaint received the Key to the City of North Miami on Tuesday, June 11. The young and dynamic leader of the Tabernacle of Glory was handed the key by departing Mayor Andre Pierre during a solemn inauguration ceremony for the new Mayor of North Miami Lucie Tondreau.
Archbishop KĂ©breau: Haiti will need therapy after Martelly
- Created on Sunday, February 17, 2013 10:48 AM
CAP-HAITIEN, Haiti (defend.ht) - Archbishop Louis Kebreau who lead the inauguration of President Michel Martelly, telling him to put on the pants of "Sweet Micky" in order to run the country has changed his tune.
Archbishop Denounces Corruption in Haiti Government
- Created on Thursday, January 03, 2013 8:42 PM
PORT-AU-PRINCE, Haiti (defend.ht) - During a mass on Tuesday the Archbishop of Port-au-Prince, Guire Poulard, was critical of the Martelly/Lamothe government, particularly denouncing inequalities, corruption, travels and per diem expenditures, waste of public resources and the purchasing of a large sector of the press to forward misinformation to the public.
Haiti: Bishops Point to Bad Governance
- Created on Monday, December 03, 2012 9:42 AM
PORT-AU-PRINCE, Haiti (defend.ht) - In accordance with the sobriety priesthood, the Catholic bishops of Haiti, gathered at the University of Notre Dame d'Haiti, to report on social, economic and political developments. Their conclusion is that extreme poverty is increasing, the cost of living knows no respite, food insecurity, social, political, psychological and physical gangrene exists in one way or another at all levels of the population. "This situation in which the country is mired is the result of bad governance," said Chibly Langlois, chairman of the conference. "We must reverse the trend by tolerance, faith and cooperation."
AP: Islam appears to spread in Haiti
- Created on Wednesday, October 10, 2012 2:21 PM
PORT-AU-PRINCE, Haiti (defend.ht) - Islam has won a growing number of followers in Haiti especially since the earthquake of 2010 The Associated Press reported on Wednesday.
Ground-breaking Vodou Exhibition Coming to Canada
- Created on Sunday, April 08, 2012 6:43 PM
OTTAWA, Canada (defend.ht) - An exhibition containing about 300 of Haitiâ€™s most precious Vodou artifacts is coming to the Canadian Museum of Civilization in Gatineau this fall after being in Museums in Germany, Switzerland and the Netherlands.
Haiti: Collapse of St. Anne Church in Port-au-prince, No Casualties Reported
- Created on Saturday, March 17, 2012 12:23 PM
PORT-AU-PRINCE, Haiti (defend.ht) - The ruins of Sainte-Anne Church (downtown of Port - au-Prince), heavily affected by the earthquake of 2010, collapsed Friday afternoon, causing no casualties.
Miami: Mass in Little Haiti for Earthquake Victims
- Created on Friday, January 13, 2012 1:43 AM
MIAMI, USA (defend.ht) â€“ A mass in memory of the victims of the earthquake of January 12 in Haiti was held at the Catholic Church of Notre-Dame in Little Haiti.
Louis Farrakhan Ends 5-Day Tour through Haiti
- Created on Friday, December 16, 2011 9:51 AM
PORT-AU-PRINCE, Haiti (defend.ht) - The Honorable Minister Louis Farrakhan ended his five-day pilgrimage to the first free nation in the western hemisphere, Haiti, on Thursday.
Haiti Celebrated World Bible Day Last Sunday
- Created on Thursday, December 15, 2011 2:51 PM
PORT-AU-PRINCE, Haiti (defend.ht) â€“ Like all the other Bible societies and religious congregations in the world, the Haitian Bible Society celebrated the World Day of the Bible, Sunday, December 11, 2011.
Haiti: Farrakhan Arrives with Interest in Unity and Vodou
- Created on Tuesday, December 13, 2011 7:49 PM
PORT-AU-PRINCE, Haiti (defend.ht/finalcall.com) - Media turned out for a major press conference at Toussaint Lâ€™Ouverture Airport in Port-au-Prince when the Honorable Minister Louis Farrakhan arrived in Haiti, the western hemisphereâ€™s first Black republic.
Thousands of Christians including Haitians marched in Miami
- Created on Saturday, December 10, 2011 9:55 PM
MIAMI, USA (defend.ht) â€“ Saturday December 10, thousands of Christians, including Haitians, have paraded at Bay Front Park, Miami, at the â€śMarch for Jesusâ€ť. Held by the organization â€śMission Miamiâ€ť, this spiritual event was to dedicate the Sunshine State to God.
Haiti: Baptist Missionaries Look to Marry 91 Couples at Mass Wedding
- Created on Thursday, December 08, 2011 1:17 PM
PORT-AU-PRINCE, Haiti (defend.ht) - The venue has been selected, invitations have been sent, the order of the ceremony has been decided, and now the countdown has begun for a special wedding day in Haiti.
Louis Farrakhan Will Be in Haiti to Encourage a Movement of Unity
- Created on Thursday, December 08, 2011 12:12 PM
CHICAGO, USA (defend.ht) - The Head of the Nation of Islam, Louis Farrakhan Muhammad, will be in Haiti from December 11th to the 15th to encourage a great movement for the union of all Haitians.
U.S. Missionaries Talk about Being Ambushed by Gunmen in Haiti
- Created on Monday, November 21, 2011 9:15 AM
KOKOMO, USA (defend.ht) - A church service in Indiana, USA was special for members of the Oakbrook Church who relived the experience of surviving an ambush by armed gunmen while on mission in Haiti.
50,000 Christians to March for Jesus at Bayfront Park, Miami
- Created on Tuesday, November 15, 2011 10:07 PM
PORT-AU-PRINCE, Haiti (defend.ht) - On December 10th a "March for Jesus" at Bayfront Park (Biscayne Blvd, Miami) will be held by various churches of South Florida, including the Tabernacle of Glory of Pastor Gregory Toussaint in North Miami. 50,000 people are expected to participate in this multi-ethnic and multi-denominational event, according to Pastor Toussaint.
A Long All Saints, Gede, Weekend in Haiti
- Created on Tuesday, November 01, 2011 3:50 PM
PORT-AU-PRINCE, Haiti (defend.ht) - A long All Saints weekend began since last Friday in Haiti. Public offices have been closed Monday, October 31. All sorts of processions and â€śGedeâ€ť demonstrations taking place in churches, streets and cemeteries Tuesday and Wednesday,Â November 1st and 2nd.
Ezili Danto and Nation of Islam Bring Purified Water to Thousands in Haiti
- Created on Tuesday, August 16, 2011 9:06 PM
BOIS CAIMAN, Haiti (defend.ht) - On Sunday, Ezili's Haitian Lawyer Leadership Network (HLLN), the Nation of Islam (NOI) and the indigenous Haitian army stood in solidarity with the victims of the cholera outbreak providing the community with a 30,000 gallon-per-day water purification system.