The funeral of Fr. Gerard Jean-Juste

Below is a photo of residents of Cite de Soleil carrying the coffin of Haitian Fr. Gerard Jean-Juste during his funeral procession in Port-au-Prince June 18.

The funeral procession for Jean-Juste, an ally of Haiti's former President Jean-Bertrand Aristide, was broken up by gunshots from U.N. soldiers and at least one person was killed. Father Jean-Juste died at age 62 in a Miami hospital May 27.

Read the obituary Haitian activist priest Jean-Juste dies at 62 and a remembrance by Fr. John Dear: 'My rosary is my only weapon'

We'll carry a news story on the funeral later today. Watch the NCR News Feed for that.


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