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Cardinal Robert Sarah visit to Haiti

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Cardinal Robert Sarah visit to Haiti

Here is a picture of Cardinal Robert Sarah who will be visit Haiti in November, 2014. He was appointed by Pope Francis as the one for the Vatican congregation that oversees and determines liturgical practices for the Catholic church worldwide

Cardinal Robert Sarah, who has been named as the Prefect for the Congregation for Divine Worship and the Sacraments, by Pope Francis on 23 November 2014 visited Haiti from 25th to 29th November, to show solidarity with the Haitian people who are still struggling to rebuild their lives from the 2010 devastating earthquake. Cardinal Robert Sarah is the current president of "the Pontifical Council Cor Unum", the charitable arm of the church. During his visit, the Cardinal inaugurated the "Notre Dame des Anges", a school in Leogane, built with the financial assistance of the local Church and funds sent by the Holy Father since the earthquake. The Cardinal has appointments with the Haitian President, Msgr. Erick Touissant, president of Caritas Haiti, and representatives of humanitarian organizations and local authorities. The Cardinal's visit comes with an announcement made by the Pope Francis that he has convoked a special conference on Haiti for January 10, 2015, at the Vatican. The conference will ensure a spotlight on the earthquake related humanitarian catastrophe and Church's closeness to the Haitian people.

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