Catholic Church

Opinion

Let The Government Of Cuba Open Itself To Its People

Pope Francis is coming to Cuba this September and the Cuban people will give him an affectionate welcome, as already happened with the last two visits of his predecessors. This time, religion ...

Opinion

The Cardinal’s Bad Memory

As was expected, Cardinal Jaime Ortega’s flat denial of the fact that there are still political prisoners in Cuba has leaked from the interview granted to Spain’s Ser Chainprogram Hour 25. It ...

Opinion

The Two Halves of Raul Castro

Raul Castro arriving in Italo Calvino’s other homeland, like the Viscount of Calvino’s book, landed divided in two, split down the middle. He came from a flood of soldiers and armaments at the Red ...

Cuba

The Bridgettines, in the Shadows of Power

Discreet and elusive, donning gray habits and cross-adorned veils, they attend mass at the Shrine of Our Lady of Charity in Pinar del Río. The three nuns, originally from India, belong to the ...

Opinion

Rise and Fall of a Diocese

“How much everything has changed! How gorgeous the Cathedral is with those add-ons!” exclaimed a Catholic layman on returning to visit his native Pinar del Rio after three decades of exile.The ...

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