Pope Francis

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IMO, Person of the Year in Cuba

December will soon be here and numerous lists of this year’s protagonists will be published in Cuba. A difficult task in a country that over the last 12 months was visited by a pope, a secretary ...

Opinion

Zaqueo Báez: ‘We Must Fight From Here, Within”

This Monday afternoon the three activists who were arrested when they approached Pope Francis in the Plaza of the Revolution in Havana, last September 20, were released. Zaqueo Baez Guerrero and ...

Letter to 14ymedio

Dreams of a Cuban Catholic

Pope Francis left Cuba and left us several important messages. He spoke to us of service to others, mercy, love, and humility. However, more than words, his ideas also came with gestures and ...

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Raul Castro, The Altar Boy

The Cuban leader, Raul Castro, has accompanied Pope Francis at all his Masses during his tour of the island. From the one celebrated in Havana’s Plaza of the Revolution to the words pronounced ...

Papal Visit

Francis, the Man Who Came With the Rain

Jorge Mario Bergolgio’s trip through Santiago de Cuba has left many of the faithful frustrated as they were not able to hear his homily in a public square, as had happened in Havana and Holguín. ...

Interview with Marcos Pirán Gómez

"The Family Unit in Holguín is Very Damaged"

He shares both his faith and Argentine citizenship with Pope Francis, yet Father Marcos Pirán Gómez is not on Cuban soil for just a few days. He has been living on the island for fifteen years, ...

Opinion

Francis And The Flight Of Skullcap

A popular joke about the arrival of Pope John Paul II to Cuba referred to the wind blowing away his skullcap and its falling into the sea during a walk along the Malecon. Fidel Castro then ...

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