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Benedict XVI addresses letter to President of Haiti

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