Santo Domingo.- Dominican Republic’s and Haiti’s catholic bishops will meet in this capital Monday to analyze both nations’ problems and the reconstruction process of the neighboring nation, in the aftermath of the 2010 quake.
The bishops grouped in the Dominican and Haiti Episcopal conferences usually meet at least every two years to deal with the two churches’ common topics and joint local social issues in both countries.
Among the island’s topics the bishops will deal with figure Haitian migration to Dominican Republic, bilateral relations and the border development. They’ll also discuss Haiti’s reconstruction, the international community’s role in that process and will evaluate possible joint actions by both conferences.
The bishops’ meetings will last from Monday night to noon Wednesday, and then issue a joint document.
Among Haiti’s prelates figure Port-au-Prince and Cape Haitien archbishops Guire Poulard and Louis Kebreau, respectively; the bishops of Fort-Liberte, Hinche, Les Gonaives, Port-au-Paix, Anse-to-Veau Miragoane, Jacmel, Jéremie and Les Cayes, wheras all Dominican bishops will participate, headed by Cardinal Nicolas de Jesus Lopez Rodriguez.