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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

Adrián Martínez Cádiz, EWTN correspondent

Cuban dictatorship fines EWTN correspondent and threatens him during interrogation

Oct 21, 2022

By CNA Staff

On Friday, the police of the dictatorship in Cuba interrogated Adrián Martínez Cádiz, EWTN correspondent in Havana, and later fined... Read more

Citizen protests against the Cuban regime in Nuevitas, Camagüey, August 2022.

Cuba threatens citizens to keep them from joining demonstrations

Oct 21, 2022

By Eduardo Berdejo

Eduardo Cardet, coordinator of the Christian Liberation Movement, charged that the residents of Velasco, a town in the Cuban province... Read more

Adrián Martínez Cádiz, a news correspondent for EWTN, posted a summons he received from Cuba's Ministry of the Interior on his Facebook account Oct. 19, 2022.

EWTN correspondent in Cuba asks for prayers ahead of interrogation

Oct 21, 2022

By Diego Lopez Marina

Adrián Martínez Cádiz, who only started working with EWTN on Oct. 12, has asked his supporters to pray Psalm 91... Read more

Father Bladimir Navarro with a Cuban couple aided by Cobijo

Catholics launch initiative in Spain to help fleeing Cubans

Oct 5, 2022

By Eduardo Berdejo

With the increasing number of Cubans settling in Madrid, a group of Catholics has launched the Cobijo Project to welcome... Read more

Jesuit Father David Pantaleón

Cuban dictatorship expels superior of Jesuits from the island

Sep 15, 2022

By CNA Staff

The Cuban dictatorship has expelled Father David Pantaleón, who served as superior of the Jesuits, from the island by not... Read more

Citizen protests against the Cuban regime in Nuevitas, Camagüey, August 2022.

Religious stand in solidarity with those arrested during repression of protests in Cuba

Aug 30, 2022

By CNA Staff

The Cuban Conference of Religious Men and Women posted a message of solidarity with the hundreds of citizens persecuted or... Read more

A man waves a Cuban flag during a demonstration against the government of Cuban President Miguel Diaz-Canel in Havana, July 11, 2021.

Archbishop asks Virgin Mary to intercede for release of jailed Cubans

Jul 20, 2022

By CNA Staff

Archbishop Dionisio García of Santiago de Cuba asked the Virgin Mary to move the hearts of those who can determine... Read more

Cubans in Havana protest in the streets and cry for freedom on July 11, 2021.

Priest says worst poverty in Cuba is ‘lack of freedom’

Jul 18, 2022

By CNA Staff

In a recent interview with Aid to the Church in Need, Father Bladimir Navarro of Spain discussed the dire situation... Read more

A protest of Cuba's communist government in Havana, July 11, 2021.

Cuban bishops back freedom of expression ahead of protests

Nov 12, 2021

By Diego Lopez Marina

The Cuban bishops’ conference on Thursday indicated its support for the right of citizens to express themselves freely, without fear... Read more

The Cuban flag.

Cuban priests urge authorities not to repress planned protests

Nov 11, 2021

By Diego Lopez Marina

A group of Cuban priests signed a letter addressed to the Cuban authorities Wednesday urging them not to use violence... Read more

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Cuban socialism has been a failure and the left must face up to it, priest says

Oct 5, 2021

By Diego Lopez Marina

Fr. Alberto Reyes Pías, a priest of the Archdiocese of Camagüey, addressed Monday those who have leftist political preferences, asking... Read more