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Catholic church leaders call for dialogue between the U.S. and Cuba

  Catholic News Service   WASHINGTON (CNS) -- The retired Catholic archbishop of Havana called for dialogue between the United States and Cuba, and said it's the...

Viewpoint: Will we see a pope in Red Square?

  Now that Pope Francis has embraced Kirill, the Russian Orthodox Patriarch in Havana, I’m excited about the possibility of seeing a pope visit Moscow’s...

An embrace brings pope and Russian patriarch together in Havana —...

Catholic News Service HAVANA — At long last, Pope Francis and Russian Orthodox Patriarch Kirill of Moscow embraced, kissing each other three times. “Finally,” the pope...

Serve people, not ideology, pope tells Cubans at Havana Mass

Catholic News Service HAVANA — As Cubans finally face the prospects of calmer relationships and greater ease of communication and commerce with the United States,...

Cuba’s Communist paper says pope’s visit this weekend will confirm good...

HAVANA — Pope Francis visit to Cuba starting this weekend “will confirm the good state of relations” between the Holy See and the Cuban...

‘Damas de Blanco’: Cuban women arrested before papal Mass released

Catholic News Service HAVANA — Cuban police arrested and held members of a Catholic human rights group for several hours March 28, preventing them from...

Pope meets with Fidel Castro

Catholic News Service HAVANA—Pope Benedict XVI met former Cuban President Fidel Castro in the apostolic nunciature in Havana March 28 and answered the ailing former...

Pope asks Cuban leader for more church freedom

Catholic News Service HAVANA — Pope Benedict XVI spent more than 40 minutes meeting privately with Cuban President Raul Castro and asked the Cuban leader...

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 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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