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Papal Visit Cuba

Forgive Me Father for I Have Sinned: On Ideology and Governance in Cuba

Luis Perez-Simon | Posted 05.29.2012 | World
Luis Perez-Simon

When you are Pope Benedict XVI, all roads do lead to Rome. Some just take a detour by places like Miramar, Cuba, where Fidel Castro lives.

The Pope in Cuba: The Wind, the Sheep and the Shepherd

Yoani Sanchez | Posted 05.26.2012 | World
Yoani Sanchez

With that ancient wisdom that the Church calls on before every obstacle, the Pope should know that on this visit a part of the presence and influence of the Catholic faith in the national future is decided.

The Pope, the Crocodile and Cuba

Yoani Sanchez | Posted 05.24.2012 | World
Yoani Sanchez

The visit from the tenant of the Vatican could be could be a defining moment in Cuba. But it will only manage to do that if, instead of speaking only for themselves, they also speak for all Cubans, for the enormous plurality that inhabits this island.

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 ...