On July 16, 2018, the Holy Father Pope Francis appointed Mgr. Launay Saturné as the new Metropolitan Archbishop of Cap-Haïtian. He will replace Monsignor Max Leroy Mesidor. Mgr. Saturné was the President of the Episcopal Conference of Haiti CEH and Bishop of the Diocese of Jacmel. He made a reputation for being outspoken. He recently denounced the living conditions of Haitians and some decisions of the current Government.
On July 16, 2018, Monsignor Launay Saturne, 54, was appointed as the Bishop of Jacmel, Metropolitan Archbishop of Cap-Haitien (Haiti). Monsignor Eugene Martin Nugent, the Apostolic Nuncio to Haiti confirmed that the Holy Father, Pope Francis has appointed Monsignor Launay Saturné (President of the Episcopal Conference of Haiti CEH and Bishop of the Diocese of Jacmel), as the new Metropolitan Archbishop of Cap-Haitien. He replaced Monsignor Max Leroy Mesidor, enthroned Archbishop of Port-au-Prince in last January. The new appointment came amid a tensed situation between President Moïse and the CEH. Monsignor Saturne was never a choice of President Moïse because of his outspoken nature.
Launay Saturné was born on January 14, 1964 in Delatte (Petit-Goâve) in the Archdiocese of Port-au-Prince. He became ordained priest on March 10, 1991 for the archdiocese of Port-au-Prince. Then he took the responsibility of Vicar of the Sacred Heart parish of Turgeau, at Port-au-Prince (1991-1997), and Director of the Propedeutique [foundation course for first-year University students] House at Jacquet, for the Archdiocese of Port-au-Prince. From 1998 to 2003 he studied at the Pontifical Gregorian University in Rome, obtaining a doctorate in Dogmatic Theology (Ecclesiology). The Holy Father, Pope Benedict XVI named him as the Bishop of Jacmel in April 2010. Since November 2017, he is the President of the Episcopal Conference of Haiti.
On April 28, 2012 when he was named Bishop of Jacmel by Pope Benedict XVI, he said, "the construction of physical buildings is not enough; we must rebuild the Haitian people." He called on the government of Haiti to develop vocational training programs, and to make public education available to all young people. He criticized the task of the Provisional Electoral Council that brought Martelly into power.
Here is a picture of Pope Francis.
He was Born in Buenos Aires and ordained a priest in 1969. From 1973 to 1979 he was Argentina's Provincial Superior of the Society of Jesus.In January 2014, Pope Francis elevate a total of 19 prelates to the rank of cardinal, one of which is Haitian. these Cardinals will be part of the elite group of men who advise him on an ongoing basis. they can one day elect his successor.
Here is a picture of the Haitian bible. In the haitian creole, the bible is called Bib-La or Bib La. The Haitian bible is written completely in the Haitian Creole and is very popular among the religious people in haiti.
Bib-La is proved to be a good source for the Haitian peple, of which 99 percent of them speak Creole.
Still for many haitians who did not learn the haitian creole in school, Bib la is proved to be very hard to read
His eminence Cardinal Chibly Langlois doesn't think for a moment that all these candidates interested in the upcoming election in Haiti are for real. Last weekend, while he was in the city of Alcibiades Pommayrac to celebrate a Mass, the Haitian Cardinal announced that he has doubt that those who declared their candidacy for the upcoming election have any interest in serving the people.
According to him, these candidates are looking for a well-paid job with all the benefits associated with it.
His eminence Cardinal Chibly Langlois is not hesitant. On May 1, while celebrating a Mass in the multipurpose room of Lamandou in the city of Alcibiades Pommayrac, he has expressed his doubt over the proclaimed purpose of the candidates participating in the forthcoming election. Their interest is more about earning money than serving the nation. They are mainly looking for a well paid job with every benefit associated with it. Chibly Langlois is a Haitian cardinal of the Roman Catholic Church and the President of Haiti's Bishops' Conference. He has been the bishop of Les Cayes since August 15, 2011. On February 22, 2014, Pope Francis has elevated him to the College of Cardinals.
Haitian Bishop, Chibly Langlois, joined the College of Cardinals at the Consistory ceremony inside St. Peter's Basilica in February.
He was installed as a Cardinal along with 18 others. After Pope Francis's sermon, he handed out the cardinals' rings, a parchment certificate, and blessed and embraced each cardinal before and after the ring presentation.
The Haiti Embassy held a reception for Langlois after the Consistory. In attendance were President Martelly and First Lady, Sophia.
June 29, 2016 - Swearing in of the elected bishop of Hinche , Mgr . Desinord Jean , before the President of the Republic, Jocelerme Privert , at the National Palace.
On June 29, 2016, the swearing in of the Monsignor Desinord Jean as the new Bishop of Hinche took place before the President of the Republic Jocelerme Privert at the National Palace. Désinord Jean (born in 1967) was ordained priest in 1994. He was well known to the Haitian community for his radio programs on Radio Télé soleil. On April 4, 2016, the Vatican nominated him as the new Bishop of Hinche, succeeding Mgr Simon-Pierre Saint-Hillien, who died in July 2015. The Roman Catholic Diocese of Hinche was founded on 20 April 1972; it is a suffragan of the Archdiocese of Cap-Haïtien. On Saturday, July 2, 2016, at the Cathedral of the Immaculate Conception of Hinche, the ceremony of Episcopal ordination and enthronement of the new bishop took place in the presence of Catholic clergies, including Cardinal Chibly Langlois and the Apostolic Nuncio, Archbishop Eugène Martin Nugent, many representatives of the Church in Haiti and abroad, Christian community of Hinche and many other government representatives.
Ghis is a classic case where innocently you can get into trouble in Haiti. During the ceremony on May 18 in the city of Arcahaie. Father Julien who was the mater of ceremony was attempting to promote Plantain which is a major product from the region announced that people need to eat plan tain in all types of ways "Nap Manje bannan nan sou tout form, Bouyi, Peze, Papita.." However, the message did not com out as intended. Instead it looked like the Catholic pries was trying to promote the candidacy of Jovenel Moise who has identified himself as the Plantain man
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New Notre Dame d'Haiti Church in Little Haiti
After 35 years of hard work, began by the then Archbishop Thomas Wenski, the New Notre Dame d'Haiti Church in Little Haiti celebrated its first mass at the beginning of Black History Month. The church's pastor, Father Jean-Mary spoke about the long road towards this point as it took the church eight years of fundraising to make the dream come through.
Legliz Dame Marie, Jeremie te boule yè swa. Dapre moun ki te prezan, plizyè kay nan zòn nan te boule tou. Kòz dife an pa ankò di, moun yo sispèk ke li te kapab koze pa chandèl ki te limin nan Legliz la.
The church was burned last night. According to the people who were present, several homes in the area were burned as well. The cause of the fire is not yet known but some suspected that it could have been caused by candle turned on by some of those in the crowd