Presiding Bishop Katharine Jefferts Schori has issued the following statement concerning the Jan. 12 earthquake in Haiti.
The people of Haiti have suffered a devastating earthquake, and it is already clear that many have died and many more are injured.
Even under 'normal' circumstances, Haiti struggles to care for her 9 million people. The nation is the poorest in the western hemisphere, and this latest disaster will set back many recent efforts at development.
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