Episcopal head reflects on devastated Haiti diocese

The most populous diocese in the Episcopal Church doesn’t sit along the Eastern seaboard; it’s not a notch on the Bible Belt; and it lies nearly 3,000 miles from California’s golden shores.

Actually, it’s in Haiti, a fact that escapes even many Episcopalians. Asked how many members of her church know about the Diocese of Haiti’s leading status, Presiding Bishop Katharine Jefferts Schori said, “Actually, too few.”

But last month’s devastating earthquake may change that, as Haiti has moved to the center of the world’s attention. Recently returned from a pastoral visit to the Caribbean island on Monday (Feb. 8), Jefferts Schori would like to keep the focus there.

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