According to a copy of the letter on the Vatican’s website, the popeexpressed the Church’s solidarity with the people of Haiti.
Benedict XVI also expressed his appreciation to the internationalcommunity for its committed to rescuing and providing first aid tosurvivors.
The pope pledged the Catholic Church will maintain a presence in thecountry to help with reconstruction efforts in areas devastated by theearthquake.
The pope also addressed a second letter to Archbishop of Cap-Haitien, Louis Kérebreau.
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