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Virgin De La Caridad Del Cobre

Cuba's Forced Atheism Cedes Room to Its Patron Saint

Yoani Sanchez | Posted 11.09.2011 | World
Yoani Sanchez

Yesterday, Queen Street's noisy traffic stopped, the indigents rose from the ground and the food kiosks closed for a while. It was the day of pilgrimage of the Virgin of Charity, whose worship now spreads among Cubans after decades of forced atheism.