New Episcopal Church Cathedral in Port-au-Prince
From the rubble the church had been able to save three murals of note around the world that depict traditional stories from the bible cast with characters of Haitian characteristics, and bronze bells that will be used in the new cathedral as part of the rebuilding.
The new space, able to seat more than over a thousand people, will feature a round space for worship, complete with a platform in the center for the altar on the exact spot where the first altar had been previously. It will be able to provide, on its own, purified water and electricity.
With its design following strict U.S. hurricane and earthquake standards, the cathedral will prove to be self-sufficient and preservable, making it a future spot for disaster relief as it will be a self-contained establishment. To this end, it will even be equipped with its own private infrastructure for telecommunications.
In keeping with the old church cathedral, the new one will act as a worship center as well as one for the performing arts.
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