The Common Good
April 2013

PHOTOS: Rebuilding Notre Dame l’Assomption Cathedral

by The Editors | April 2013

Three years after the 2010 earthquake devastated Haiti, the impoverished island nation is still struggling to rebuild. The ruins include Notre Dame de l’Assomption, Port-au-Prince’s renowned cathedral.

Hope abounds, however, as the capital city seeks to reconstruct this sacred place of worship. Edwidge Danticat’s “House of Prayer and Dreams,” in the April 2013 issue of Sojourners magazine, beautifully illustrates why the cathedral is central to the city’s past, present, and future.

A source of national pride and inspiration, the people of Haiti are committed to rebuilding Notre Dame de l’Assomption.

View the slideshow below, including photos of the cathedral’s future design (courtesy of ndapap.org).

 

 

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