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Modernization and the Ghost That Haunted Europe

Orlando Márquez Hidalgo | Posted 03.23.2015 | World
Orlando Márquez Hidalgo

The Social Doctrine of the Church has defined and defended the social function of wealth, and it suggests that legal mechanisms are established that make those with more responsible for those with less.

U.S.-Cuba Relations: Entering a Testing Period

Arturo Lopez Levy | Posted 03.21.2015 | World
Arturo Lopez Levy

In August 2010, Cuban Roman Catholic Cardinal Jaime Ortega went to Washington and shared with many a message he heard directly from Raul Castro: "He repeated to me on several occasions that he is ready to talk to the United States government directly, about every issue."

Democracy In Cuba Must Be Homegrown, Not Midwifed By Washington

Carlos A. Saladrigas | Posted 03.11.2015 | World
Carlos A. Saladrigas

Notwithstanding the actions taken on December 17, we will not have an effective Cuba policy until these questions about a future Cuban democracy are answered.

Cuban Dissidents Detained Ahead Of Papal Visit

AP | PAUL HAVEN | Posted 05.18.2012 | World

HAVANA (AP) — Cuban authorities detained a prominent dissident and dozens of her colleagues early Sunday, then rounded up more activists while they ...

Catholic Church Brokers Deal To Free 52 Cuban Dissidents

Religion News Service | By Richard Allen | Posted 05.25.2011 | Religion

By Richard Allen Religion News Service VATICAN CITY (RNS) The Roman Catholic Church has brokered a historic deal to release 52 political prisoners in...

Cuba's Catholic Cardinal: Country In Crisis

AP | PAUL HAVEN | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

HAVANA — Cuba's Roman Catholic cardinal says the country is in one of its worst crises in recent times, with its people demanding political and ...