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Obama visits La Ermita del Cobre, symbol of Cuban exile in Miami

The US president, Barack Obama, unexpectedly visited today La Ermita de la Caridad del Cobre, symbol of the Cuban exile community in the process of restoration of relations between the two countries. Read More

Pope Francis told Obama that relations with Latin America go through Cuba

Cuban Cardinal Jaime Ortega y Alamino visited the state of New York to receive a Honoris Causa degree granted by Fordham Jesuit University , on Saturday May 16. The day before the ceremony, the Cuban prelate was interviewed by journalist Charles Rose, in his TV show. Read More

Preparatory meetings for the Pope's visit to Cuba already concluded.

Delegations of the Holy See and Cuba concluded on Wednesday afternoon the first preparatory meetings for the Pope's trip to Cuba, to be held between September 19 and 22 this year. Read More

Pope Francis to visit Cuba from 19 to 22 September

Pope Francis to visit Cuba between 19 and 22 September, during a tour that will also take him to the United States, announced today the Conference of Catholic Bishops of Cuba. Read More

"I will return to the Catholic Church if the Pope continues to speak this way", said Cuban president.

In his few hours stopover in Italy, Cuban president visited yesterday morning the Vatican Holy See and held a 55 minutes meeting with Pope Francis. This is a record time for such meetings, described as exceptional by several media. Read More

Giorgio Lingua will be the new apostolic ambassador for Cuba

The pope Francisco appointed Giorgio Lingua who until now was nuncio to Iraq and Jordan, as new apostolic "ambassador" in Cuba, reported the Vatican press office. Read More

Cuba Says Good-Bye to Catholic Leader Carlos Manuel de Cespedes

Hundreds of people gave their final farewell Saturday to Cuban priest and intellectual Carlos Manuel de Cespedes, one of the most outstanding and influential figures of the Catholic Church on this Caribbean island in the last few decades Read More

Letter of the Year 2014 from Cuba

The Cuban Council of Elder Priests of the Ifa (Yoruba religion) published their “Letter of the Year 2014” on January 1st. The annual message is of great interest to believers of the Yoruba religion and is also widely read by the general population on the island and Cubans abroad Read More

Cubans speculate about replacement for 77-year-old Havana cardinal

As required by canon law, the 77-year-old archbishop of Havana submitted his resignation in 2011, and his replacement as vice president of the conference triggered speculation he would soon be replaced in the capital city. Read More

The Day Dedicated to San Lazaro

One of the largest celebrations of religious faith on our island is the pilgrimage to the shrine of San Lazaro. Every December 17, the site — located just outside of Havana in the town of Rincon — becomes the home to thousands of people who come to make good on some promise Read More

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