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Cuban bishops’ Christmas message: Challenges, exodus, call to faith in adversity

Dec 15, 2023

By Andrés Henríquez

The Cuban bishops noted that “a very difficult year” is ending for the island due to the dramatic situation in... Read more

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Priest: Cuban government threatening religious who express opinion on country’s situation

Jul 24, 2023

By Eduardo Berdejo

Father Alberto Reyes recently stated that members of the Church who denounce the injustices that occur in the country get... Read more

Pope Francis meets Cuban President Miguel Díaz-Canel on Tuesday, June 20, 2023, at the Vatican.

Pope Francis meets with president of Cuba

Jun 20, 2023

By Almudena Martínez-Bordiú

The pope on Tuesday welcomed Cuban President Miguel Díaz-Canel to the Vatican, where the two spoke for 40 minutes. Read more

Oswaldo Payá Sardiñas.

Report vindicates Cuba movement’s claim that Castro regime murdered their leader

Jun 15, 2023

By Eduardo Berdejo

On June 12, the IACHR published a report on the deaths of two Catholic dissidents who died in 2012 after... Read more

Father Leandro NaunHung.

Parents of priest in Cuba attacked with machetes in home invasion

Jun 8, 2023

By Diego Lopez Marina

The priest posted an update on Facebook on his parents’ health, stating that his mother “only received minor blows” but... Read more

Havana, Cuba.

Cuban priest: 64 years is enough to prove the Cuban revolution didn’t work

May 31, 2023

By Eduardo Berdejo

The priest pointed out that during these decades what has happened in Cuba is a precariousness of life and an... Read more

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Gas shortage in Cuba: Priest needs electric bicycle to offer Mass in distant parishes

May 9, 2023

By Walter Sanchez Silva

Father Kenny Fernández Delgado, a priest of the Archdiocese of Havana, shared a series of tweets about his difficulties reaching... Read more

The bishops of Cuba meet with the government April 26, 2023.

Cuban bishops present vision for country in meeting with communist government

May 1, 2023

By Eduardo Berdejo

The bishops presented to the communist government “their criteria and vision regarding the reality that the Cuban people are experiencing.” Read more

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Priest says Church in Cuba in position to propose transition from communism to free society

Apr 23, 2023

By Eduardo Berdejo

In recent months, the economic and social situation has worsened in Cuba, where 72% of the inhabitants live below the... Read more

The flogging of Christ.

Which countries in the Americas do not celebrate Holy Week?

Apr 6, 2023

By Abel Camasca

Many countries declare holidays for the faithful to participate in Holy Week activities, but not all nations in the Americas... Read more

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Cuban bishops ask the faithful to pray for the Church in Nicaragua on Ash Wednesday

Feb 22, 2023

By Eduardo Berdejo

“In fraternal communion with our Nicaraguan brothers and sisters, we invite the Cuban Catholic faithful to pray for that suffering... Read more

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Four Latin American countries among the top 50 most dangerous in the world for Christians

Jan 19, 2023

By CNA Staff

According to the study, Colombia is the most dangerous country for Christians in the Americas and ranks 22nd worldwide. Read more

U.S. President Joe Biden

Biden announces crackdown on illegal immigration ahead of visit to El Paso

Jan 6, 2023

By Kevin J. Jones

“Do not just show up at the border. Stay where you are and apply legally from there,” the president said. Read more

Members of the Cuban Coast Guard hand out life jackets to migrants on a drifting boat in Havana on Dec. 12, 2022.

Archbishop prays that the day will come when no Cuban will have to leave his country

Dec 20, 2022

By CNA Staff

“Let us pray for our people, ... mainly for immigration, because of which so many families have been separated,” Archbishop... Read more

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Priest decries lack of religious freedom in Cuba

Dec 15, 2022

By CNA Staff

Father Alberto Reyes, a priest of the Archdiocese of Camagüey, Cuba, charged in a Dec. 14 Facebook post that there... Read more

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Cuban priest: Dignity comes from God, not the government

Dec 1, 2022

By CNA Staff

Father Alberto Reyes, a priest in Cuba, recently shared a reflection on Facebook about human dignity as experienced in his... Read more

Communion hosts

The Church in Cuba will once again have Communion hosts thanks to donations of flour

Nov 17, 2022

By CNA Staff

The Discalced Carmelites of St. Teresa had informed all the dioceses Nov. 2 that they could no longer produce hosts... Read more

Adrián Martínez Cádiz, EWTN correspondent in Cuba

Cuban dictatorship to interrogate EWTN correspondent a second time

Nov 16, 2022

By CNA Staff

The Cuban dictatorship’s National Revolutionary Police once again summoned Adrián Martínez Cádizfor an “interview” or interrogation on Nov. 16. Read more

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Cuban dissident leader accuses dictatorship of sinking boat carrying migrants

Nov 4, 2022

By Eduardo Berdejo

A boat from Miami that made a run to pick up a group of Cuban migrants sank when it was... Read more

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Shortage of wheat flour means no more Communion hosts in Cuba

Nov 3, 2022

By CNA Staff

“We have been working with the little flour that was left and what was in reserve has already run out,”... Read more