Haiti - Two WYD symbols arrive in Haiti

14 November 2017

Port-au-Prince, Haiti - November 2017 - The two symbols of the WYD, the cross and the icon of the Virgin Mary, reached Haiti on November 11, and welcomed at the airport by Cardinal Chibly Langlois, Apostolic Nuncio Archbishop Eugene Martin Nugent and the Ambassador of Panama. The welcome was offered by the auxiliary bishop of the Archdiocese of Port-au-Prince, the Salesian Mgr. Sylvain Ducange. The youth delegations from all of the country's dioceses then carried the cross and the icon to the parish of Altagrace where a solemn ceremony took place. The two symbols will be on view in Haiti until November 25.

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