Tag: Cuba

Pope, archbishop express condolences over Fidel Castro’s death

Pope, archbishop express condolences over Fidel Castro’s death

| November 29, 2016 | 0 Comments

In a video message, Cuban President Raul Castro announced the Nov. 25 death of his 90-year-old brother and longtime Cuban leader and Communist icon whom many in Latin America know by just one name: Fidel.

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Revelers in Little Havana seek new future for Cuba after Castro’s death

Revelers in Little Havana seek new future for Cuba after Castro’s death

| Tom Tracy | November 28, 2016 | 0 Comments

South Florida Cuban-Americans poured into the streets of Miami’s Little Havana throughout the Nov. 25-26 weekend, starting almost immediately after learning that former Cuban leader Fidel Castro had died Nov. 25.

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For Cuban exiles, painful memories mix with relief at Castro’s death

For Cuban exiles, painful memories mix with relief at Castro’s death

| Ana Rodriguez-Soto | November 28, 2016 | 0 Comments

While many celebrated loudly on the streets, the death of Fidel Castro triggered a more subdued reaction among the Cuban exiles who attended the noon Mass Nov. 26 at the National Shrine of Our Lady Charity.

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Miami archbishop recalls Catholic persecution in Cuba, prays for peace

Miami archbishop recalls Catholic persecution in Cuba, prays for peace

| November 28, 2016 | 0 Comments

On the day the news of Fidel Castro’s death spread, Archbishop Thomas Wenski of Miami was one of the first Catholic Church officials to respond early Nov. 26.

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‘Make trouble’ by creating culture of respect, pope tells Cuban youths

‘Make trouble’ by creating culture of respect, pope tells Cuban youths

| Carol Glatz | July 29, 2016 | 1 Comment

Fear nothing, break the chains that may bind you and bring hope to the world, Pope Francis told young people attending a special World Youth Day gathering in Cuba.

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Couple credits Casa for successful transition

Couple credits Casa for successful transition

| December 18, 2012 | 0 Comments

Casa Guadalupana is a house of hospitality rooted in the spirit of Dorothy Day and the Catholic Worker movement she helped found. Ask any of the 156 people that have stayed there since 2004, and they’ll say it’s also a family.

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Cuba: engagement is the only way forward

Cuba: engagement is the only way forward

| Mar Muñoz-Visoso | May 3, 2012 | 0 Comments

I was privileged to accompany U.S. bishops and hundreds of pilgrims to Cuba for Pope Benedict XVI’s visit to the island nation. The memories of the experience are still sinking in. We visited Santiago and Havana.

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Cuba: el acercamiento es el único camino a seguir

Cuba: el acercamiento es el único camino a seguir

| Mar Muñoz-Visoso | May 3, 2012 | 0 Comments

Tuve el privilegio de acompañar a los obispos de Estados Unidos y centenares de peregrinos a la isla de Cuba, para la visita del Papa Benedicto XVI. Los recuerdos de esta experiencia todavía están latentes. Visitamos Santiago y La Habana.

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