“Generation after generation, day after day, we are asked to renew our faith,’ the pope said. “We are asked to live the revolution of tenderness as Mary, our Mother of Charity, did.”
Articles tagged “Fidel Castro”
(RNS) What’s in “Fidel and Religion,” the book Castro gave the pope? Lines such as, “I believe Karl Marx could have subscribed to the Sermon on the Mount.”
Dissident groups say none on the list are political prisoners. Cuba released 53 political prisoners in conjunction with last December’s announcement of detente with United States, engineered with the aid of Pope Francis.
Fidel and Raul Castro turned against the Church decades ago, now, in their old age, they have brought the Church in from the cold.
VATICAN CITY (Reuters) Raul Castro stopped in Rome to meet the pope to thank him for the Vatican’s mediation between the United States and Cuba.
VATICAN CITY (RNS) Pope Benedict XVI called for more religious freedom for the Catholic Church on his last day in communist Cuba. Around 300,000 people turned up for a papal Mass in Revolution Square in Havana, just before an unscheduled but much-anticipated meeting with Fidel Castro. By Alessandro Speciale.