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Havana to Philly: Pope’s schedule in Cuba and United States highlights...

Catholic News Service VATICAN CITY — In word and deed, Pope Francis will take his vision of a Catholic's approach to family life, parish life,...

After meeting the pope, Cuban president says he might start praying...

Catholic News Service VATICAN CITY — After spending close to an hour with Pope Francis, Cuban President Raul Castro told reporters he is so impressed...

Pope Francis to meet Cuban President Castro on May 10

Catholic News Service VATICAN CITY — Pope Francis was scheduled to meet Cuban President Raul Castro at the Vatican May 10, less than five months...

Obama, Castro credit Pope Francis with urging U.S., Cuba to normalize...

Catholic News Service WASHINGTON — Pope Francis personally appealed to President Barack Obama and Cuban President Raul Castro this year to encourage both leaders to...

Papal visit said to help ‘reawakening’ of church in Cuba

CAMBRIDGE, Mass. — The March visit to Cuba by Pope Benedict XVI has helped reawaken people’s interest in the Catholic Church, according to two...

Cuba makes this Good Friday a holiday

Catholic News Service VATICAN CITY — The Vatican spokesman praised Cuba's decision to accept Pope Benedict XVI's request to make Good Friday a national holiday...

Women arrested before papal Mass in Havana

Catholic News Service HAVANA — A few hours before they planned to attend an outdoor Mass celebrated by Pope Benedict XVI, members of a Catholic...

Pope asks Our Lady of Charity to help suffering Cubans

EL COBRE, Cuba — Entrusting people to Mary's maternal care is a normal Catholic practice, but when Pope Benedict XVI prayed that Our Lady...

Pope recognizes Cubans’ struggles, calls freedom a necessity

Catholic News Service SANTIAGO DE CUBA, Cuba — Celebrating an outdoor Mass on his first day in Cuba, Pope Benedict XVI acknowledged the struggles of...

Pope calls for complete religious freedom in Cuba

Catholic News Service HAVANA — Preaching at Mass in Havana’s Revolution Square, location of the headquarters of Cuba's Communist Party, Pope Benedict XVI called for...

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