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Voodoo Festival celebrated in Haiti during Easter

(Xinhua)

15:22, April 09, 2012

Haitians participate in a ritual, during the Voodoo Festival, at Souvenance village, Gonaives, Artibonito Department, northern Port-Au-Prince, Haiti, April 8, 2012. Considered the major religion in Haiti, voodoo attracted hundreds of supporters to participate in the festival at Souvenance during the weekend of Easter. (Xinhua/Andres Martinez Casares)
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wes at 2012-04-1066.87.125.*
Voodoo is not the major religion in Haiti! The major religion in Haiti is Catholicism, actually! Everyone knows about voodoo & some practice it. Enough negativity already, especially about this subject being spread by folks on the other side of the island, the media, & people who"ve never set a foot in Haiti a day in their lives!!! I can compare it to sports. Take basketball or football, or scoffer. They"re popular sports, known all over the world, but does every one in the world play them? No! Again, we all know of voodoo bcuz it"s talked of by parents when you"re a kid but majority of us don"t practice it.
  

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