Video Messages of Archbishop Dolan Outline Haiti Devastation, Need for Generous Response

USCCB News Release

10-010
January 15, 2010
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

 

 

 

Video Messages of Archbishop Dolan Outline Haiti Devastation, Need for Generous Response

WASHINGTON—New York Archbishop Timothy Dolan, Chairman of Catholic Relief Services, appears in three Web videos addressing the devastation in Haiti in the wake of the January 12 earthquake and what Catholics can do to help.

The videos, shot during a January 13 interview in Rome with Catholic News Service, also note that the U.S. bishops have urged dioceses to take up a special collection the weekend of January 16-17 for humanitarian work in Haiti.

The videos can be viewed on the USCCB’s youtube channel, www.youtube.com/user/usccb and individually at http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=sbCo9PDckAI, http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=kVBLkU3B2Eo, and http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=a3zw8A0y_Ic.

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Keywords: Haiti, earthquake, Catholic Relief Services, collection, Archbishop Timothy Dolan, USCCB, humanitarian work, CRS