Pope Francis Leaves Cuba, USA Next Destination

Raul Castro Ruz, president of the Councils of State and Ministers, bid farewell to Pope Francis at Santiago de Cuba’s International Airport “Antonio Maceo” after four days of His Holiness stay in Cuba, where he held Masses in Havana, Holguin and in the Sanctuary of Our Lady of Charity of El Cobre. Pope Francis in Santiago de Cuba: The Church »

Pope Francis in Santiago de Cuba: The Church Should Build Bridges

When celebrating the Holy Mass this Tuesday morning at the Minor Basilica of the Shrine Our Lady of La Caridad del Cobre, the Bishop of Rome said he wanted a church to come out of the temples to accompany life, sustain hope, accompany all the embarrassing situations of our people, committed to life, culture, society. He stressed that the Church »

Pope Francis Celebrates Holy Mass in Santiago de Cuba

Pope Francis, Missionary of Mercy who’s currently visiting Cuba as part of his tenth international trip, celebrated this Tuesday morning the Holy Mass at the Basilica Menor de Nuestra Señora de la Caridad del Cobre, in Santiago de Cuba, where he arrived yesterday night from the city of Holguin. The mass was attended by Cuban President Raul Castro, who was »

Pope Francis Holds Mass in Holguin

After arriving in Holguin and greeting the crowd that awaited him since early morning, Pope Francis began the celebration of the mass at Major General Calixto García Iñiguez Revolution Square, first of this kind ever held in this place. Cuba President Raul Castro is attending the mass, as he did yesterday in Havana, along with local Party and governmental authorities, »

Pope Francis Arrives in Holguin to Hold Second Mass in Cuba

Around nine thirty this morning, September 21st, Pope Francis arrived in Holguin, where he will celebrate a historic mass, in the first visit ever made by a Bishop of Rome to this Cuban city. The Holy Father was welcomed at the local Frank Pais Internacional Airport by Cuban First Vice President Miguel Diaz-Canel, and by authorities of Holguin Diocese. The »

Historic Meeting of Pope Francis with Cuban Revolution Leader Fidel Castro

Pope Francis paid an informal visit to Cuban Revolution leader Fidel Castro at his home, after His Holiness officiated Mass this Sunday at Havana’s Revolution Square. The Vatican spokesperson, Father Federico Lombardi, told the press gathered at the Hotel Nacional in Havana city that, after the conclusion of the Mass, attended by some 300 thousand Cubans including President Raul Castro, »

Pope Francis at the Revolution Square: Cuban People Keeps Walking in Hope

Pope Francis said that people in Cuba is a people that keep walking in hope, when celebrating the Holy Mass at Havana’s Jose Marti Revolution Square, the first of his tenth international tour which was started this Saturday in the Caribbean island. Before the presence of Cuba President Raul Castro and Argentinian Head of State Cristina Fernández, religious authorities, residents »

Pope Francis Celebrates First Mass in Cuba (+photos)

Pope Francis celebrates his first mass in Cuba at Havana’s emblematic Jose Marti Revolution Square, with the attendance of President Raul Castro, religious authorities, members of the diplomatic corps accredited to the island, believers, and tens of thousands of people encouraged to listen to the message of hope sent by the Pope to Cuba and to the world. Havana’s Revolution »