Church Workers in Haiti Say They're Safe
People affected by the earthquake in Haiti. | Photo: MSNBC
MILWAUKEE -- Volunteers with Milwaukee's Episcopal Diocese have posted a Facebook message saying that they are safe after going through Tuesday's 7.0 earthquake in Haiti.
The volunteers from the Haiti Project said they had finished up work in a small village in the mountains near the community of Jeannette, Haiti. Five others had returned to the U.S., but they remained.
Rev. David Pfaff, canon to the bishop, told the Journal Sentinel that the two were standing on a roof of a guest house where they were staying when the earthquake happened. They will return to the U.S. as soon as possible.
The Journal Sentinel reports six women from St. Mary Catholic Faith Community in Hales Corners were due to fly to Haiti Wednesday to spend a week at the church's sister parish near Jeremie on Haiti's southwest peninsula.
Information from: Milwaukee Journal Sentinel, http://www.jsonline.com
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