Jean-Bertrand Aristide





Jean-Bertrand Aristide


Born
in Port-Salut, Haiti
July 15, 1953

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Born in Port-Salut, he was educated at the College Notre Dame in Cap-Haïtien, graduating w/honors in '74. He did a novitiate in La Vega, Dominican Republic before returning to Haiti to study philosophy at the Grand Seminaire Notre Dame & psychology at the State University. Completing postgraduate work in '79, he studied in Italy & Israel. He returned to Haiti in '83 for Salesian ordination & was appointed a parish curate in Port-au-Prince & then the La Saline slums, gaining an affectionate Kreyòl nickname "Titide" or "Titid." A liberation theologian, he became a leader in the progressive wing of the Church (ti legliz—Kréyòl for "little church"), broadcasting sermons on Catholic radio. In a 1/88 National Catholic Reporter int ...more

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Eyes of the Heart: Seeking ...

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In the Parish of the Poor: ...

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Tout homme est un homme: To...

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Aristide: An Autobiography

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Dignity

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Haiti-Haitii: Philosophical...

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Névrose Vétéro Testamentaire

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“We have not reached the consensus that to eat is a basic human right. This is an ethical crisis. This is a crisis of faith.”
Jean-Bertrand Aristide, Eyes of the Heart: Seeking a Path for the Poor in the Age of Globalization

“Pa gen lape nan tet, si pa gen lape nan vant (there is no peace in the head if there is no peace in the stomach).”
Jean-Bertrand Aristide, Eyes of the Heart: Seeking a Path for the Poor in the Age of Globalization

“The Bible commands us to love our enemies. I love the Pope very much”
Jean-Bertrand Aristide



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