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Presiding Bishop Katharine Jefferts Schori in Cap-Haitian, Haiti

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Presiding Bishop Katharine Jefferts Schori in Cap-Haitian, Haiti

Here is a picture of Presiding Bishop Katharine Jefferts Schori during a visit in the city of Cap-Haitian, Haiti

Presiding Bishop Katharine Jefferts Schori (born March 26, 1954, in Pensacola, Florida) recently visited Cap-Haitien on December 18, 2014. She became the first primate ever to visit northern Haiti. She is the 26th Presiding Bishop of the Episcopal Church of the United States and the first woman elected as a primate in the Anglican Communion. This trip of her to Haiti was followed by a three day trip to the Dominican Republic, where she has learned about the inhuman effort of the Dominican authority to strip rights of citizenships and basic amenities to people of Haitian descent. She has explained the reason of her visit to Haiti in a clear way, "When the country is in trouble and the government asks us for help, it is our task, a part of our ministry, to bring the people together. Together, we can decide to use our voices and actions to change the world's bad news... ,". This trip between Dec. 13-15, is her sixth trip in Haiti since 2008. She has shown how little it takes to please people who have very little, in terms of our 'worldly goods'.

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