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Haitian Christians have attacked a group of Voodoo practitioners, pelting them with rocks and halting a ceremony meant to honor victims of last month's earthquake.

Voodooists had gathered in a seaside slum where thousands of quake survivors live in tents and depend on food aid. Praying and singing, the group was trying to conjure spirits to guide lost souls when a crowd of evangelicals started shouting. Some threw rocks while others urinated on Voodoo symbols. When police left, the crowd destroyed the altars and Voodoo offerings of food and rum.

Religious tension has increased since the earthquake. Some Voodoo practitioners say they've converted to Christianity, fearing that it was a warning from God or that they'll lose out on aid.

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