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Pope Cuba Visit

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.

Carlos Harrison

The Pope's Visit To Havana Draws Ire Of Cuban-American Hardliners

HuffingtonPost.com | Carlos Harrison | Posted 03.30.2012 | Latino Voices

MIAMI, Fla. -- Let the controversy begin. Pope Benedict XVI’s three-day visit to Havana, Cuba this week is already drawing scathing criticism from C...

Cuban Counterpoint: The Vatican Two-Step in Oriente, Cuba

Luis Perez-Simon | Posted 05.26.2012 | World
Luis Perez-Simon

Pope Benedict XVI can speak out against the U.S. embargo and against Marxist ideology, but the goings on at U.S. Naval Station Guantanamo Bay are not on his agenda. Human rights, quite simply, are off the table.

Pope Tells Cubans To Look Beyond Marxism

Posted 03.23.2012 | Religion

By Alessandro Speciale Religion News Service VATICAN CITY (RNS) Pope Benedict XVI on Friday (March 23) urged Cuba's communist government to look f...

Pope To Find Challenges, Opportunities In Cuba

Posted 03.20.2012 | Religion

By Alessandro Speciale Religion News Service VATICAN CITY (RNS) Two weeks before Pope Benedict XVI was scheduled to touch down in Cuba, a small gr...

Pope Benedict XVI To Visit Cuba, Mexico Next Year

Posted 12.12.2011 | Religion

By Alessandro Speciale Religion News Service VATICAN CITY (RNS) Pope Benedict XVI confirmed on Monday (Dec. 12) that he will travel to Cuba and Me...