AMERICA/DOMINICAN REPUBLIC - Meeting of the border Bishops of Haiti and Rep. Dominicana on common issues

Thursday, 23 March 2017

Barahona (Agenzia Fides) - Bishops, priests and delegations of Haitian parishes and the Dominican Republic met in Barahona (Dominican Republic) on March 21, to analyze the social and economic problems affecting the border and to exchange pastoral experiences in a climate of communion. According to information sent to Fides, the meeting ended with Mass celebrated by one of the Haitian Bishops and concelebrated by all the Bishops, including Archbishop Jude Thaddeus Okolo, Nunzio Apostolico in the Dominican Republic. The delegations that participated were welcomed by Mgr. Andrés Napoleón Romero Cárdenas, Bishop of the Diocese of Barahona. (CE) (Agenzia Fides 23/03/2017)