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Best of Global Activism: Haitian Hospice and Orphanage

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Best of Global Activism: Haitian Hospice and Orphanage

In the New Testament Jesus says, “I was hungry and you gave me something to eat, I was thirsty and you gave me something to drink, I was a stranger and you invited me in, I needed clothes and you clothed me, I was sick and you looked after me."  

This verse of the Bible is the driving force behind the work of Father Deacon Tony Cortesi, an Eastern Orthodox Deacon and Founder of Holy Angels Hospice and Orphanage in Port au Prince , Haiti .

Father Deacon Tony's mission is to serve the infirmed and rejected on the desperate island nation.

He explains how the project began.

Update:
After this segement aired in September a listener stepped up and made father tony his own website.

We contacted Father Tony this week to see if he had any news about Holy Angels.  He said he's still in a financial crunch, and he hasn't managed to get his truck.

Father Tony did have to turn away a few children because he doesn't have room.  He's worried he may have to stop the prenatal public health program.  And he's love some help with grant writing.

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