Vatican: Archbishop of Port-au-Prince Killed in Quake …Update: 500,000 Feared Dead …Update: Dog Bolts From Building Before Quake Stikes (Video)

Thousands may be dead in Haiti.
France fears that everyone inside the UN compound may not have survived the quake.

The Vatican announced that Archbishop Serge Miot of Port-au-Prince was killed in the earthquake yesterday. (Le Nouvelliste)
FOX reported:

The archbishop of Port-au-Prince was killed in the massive earthquake that devastated the Haitian capital and taken untold lives since striking Tuesday, according to a dispatch from the Vatican.

The body of Msgr. Joseph Serge Miot, 65, was found under the rubble of the archdiocese, and may be one of only hundreds of victims trapped in the ruins of the building.

The Pope activated world Catholic Charities for Haiti today following the devastating quake. Haiti is the poorest country in the Western Hemisphere.

Chuck Simmins has continuing updates on the horror in Haiti, via Instapundit.


UPDATE: Breitbart is reporting that up to 500,000 may have perished in the quake.

UPDATE: Dog bolts from building before the quake strikes–

UPDATE: The Anchoress has several links listed to relief efforts.

More from Founding Bloggers… The Jewish United Fund is offering a great way to aid Haiti. 100% of the money goes to non-sectarian relief.

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