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Pope Benedict Xvi Cuba Visit

Rising in Spite of Things in Cuba

Tiziana Dearing | Posted 06.24.2012 | World
Tiziana Dearing

The democratic reforms President Obama called for in Cuba might not be so crazy to imagine. I say that because in Havana, I saw a great deal about how hard it is to suppress people's desire to rise.

The Pope Has Left Cuba, But the Repression Continues

Yoani Sanchez | Posted 06.04.2012 | World
Yoani Sanchez

Only when the pope's plane took off did they begin the releases from the cells and reconnect some of the mobile phones that had been "out of service." It seemed that by Saturday or Sunday, the exhaustion of the forces of repression would give us a break.

Judging Cuba's Cardinal Ortega and Pope Benedict's Trip to the Island

Anya Landau French | Posted 05.29.2012 | World
Anya Landau French

When it comes to drawing the Church into politics, just how mighty is its influence with Cuba's leaders? And where is the line between seeking refuge in a church and seeking political leverage at the expense of one?

Carlos Harrison

This Time, Miami's Cubans Are (Mostly) Supportive Of The Pope's Island Visit | Carlos Harrison | Posted 03.26.2012 | Latino Voices

Things have changed in Miami. In 1998, when Pope John Paul II made his historic visit to Cuba, thousands of protesting exiles took to the streets i...

Pope Denounces Mexican Drug Violence

AP | NICOLE WINFIELD | Posted 05.23.2012 | World

LEON, Mexico — Pope Benedict XVI landed in Mexico on Friday to throngs of faithful who gathered at the tarmac and lined more than 20 miles of hi...

Dates For Pope's Cuba Trip Settled

AP | By PAUL HAVEN | Posted 03.03.2012 | Miami

HAVANA -- The Roman Catholic Church in Cuba has announced the dates and a partial itinerary for Pope Benedict XVI's much-anticipated visit to the isla...

Church Confirms Pope Will Visit Cuba

AP | ANNE-MARIE GARCIA | Posted 02.07.2012 | World