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A Christian ceremony taking place at a damaged cathedral in Port Au Prince, Haiti on March 7, 2010. Keeping with a long tradition of Christian missionary work in Haiti, the January 2010 earthquake brought huge numbers of Christian organizations to the country to help the devastated population with food, shelter and spiritual guidance. Though, the earthquake has had another, less obvious impact. Haiti has a large traditional Voodoo population. Some evangelical Christian groups not only dismiss the Voodoo religion as a Satanic cult, but blame practitioners for the earthquake, believing it was God's punishment. Voodoo spiritual leaders say this belief has led to desperate treatment of earthquake victims by Christian aid groups, with Christian converts getting better tents and food, and Voodoo congregations left unattended. The tension has erupted into violent clashes and attacks on Voodoo temples in Carrefour and Cité Soleil. Voodoo leaders say missionaries are using the promise of food and medical supplies to persuade people to religious meetings to convert them and complain international aid is only going to Christian groups.