VOODOO AND CHRISTIANITY ARE COMPETING FOR SOULS IN HAITI 02/04/2010


"The devastation in Haiti has led many in the traumatized population to seek solace in faith and mysticism and there has been a move by some to turn back towards the old religion, with a marked rise in the numbers taking part in voodoo ceremonies and rituals,: reports England's newspaper, "The Independent."

Voodoo priest play on the fears of people. When a thousand priests met this week they warned the people another calamity was coming if they did not join in the voodoo practices.

Voodoo is deeply ingrained in the population, having come in with the original slave population.


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