Tag: Cuba

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    With the approval of plans to build the first new Catholic church in over 50 years and Pope Francis’s recent visit to the country, there are signs of increasing openness to religious life in Cuba after 50 years of repressive Communist rule. More

    March 18, 2016 | 0 Comments

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    Catholic Cubans have strong lay networks, says Catholic News Service staff writer Patricia Zapor, but they still need and want “a little bit more of everything—more freedom, more services, more priests.” More

    March 23, 2012 | Comments (3)

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    Reformation historian, award-winning memoirist, and Cuban émigré Carlos Eire says reading the medieval devotional book “The Imitation of Christ” by Thomas à Kempis was “a conversion experience.” More

    April 1, 2011 | Comments (8)