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US bishops join call to end American embargo of Cuba

Sep 30, 2013

In solidarity with a recent pastoral letter by the Cuban bishops, Des Moines Bishop Richard E. Pates has voiced support... Read more

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Cuban bishops call for political reform, open US policy

Sep 18, 2013

In a new pastoral letter, the Cuban bishops said that in “the hope for a better future,” their government should... Read more


Cuban dissident was murdered, companion claims

Aug 6, 2013

A Spanish national who accompanied Cuban dissident leader Oswaldo Paya on the day that he died, has charged that the... Read more

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Pope decided to resign after Cuba trip, Vatican advisor says

Feb 13, 2013

Pope Benedict XVI’s decision to step down from his office was made soon after his trip to Mexico and Cuba... Read more


Two young Cuban converts ordained as priests

Aug 17, 2012

The Diocese of Santa Clara, Cuba now has two new priests who both converted to Catholicism as teens, despite anti-Christian... Read more


Mexico to host contemporary art exhibit on Our Lady of Charity

Jun 22, 2012

A contemporary art exhibit highlighting the relationship between the Cuban government and the Archdiocese of Mexico City will open on... Read more


Women in White confident in Cardinal Ortega's diplomacy

Jun 8, 2012

Berta Soler, the leader of the protest group Women in White, said she trusts Havana’s archbishop will be able to... Read more