Results from Tag: 'church in cuba'

Pope Francis meets Cuban President Miguel Díaz-Canel on June 20 at the Vatican.

Pope Francis Meets With President of Cuba

The Vatican reported that, during the brief conversation, the Pope and Miguel Díaz-Canel spoke of the importance of diplomatic relations between the Holy See and Cuba, ‘evoking the historic visit of St. John Paul II in 1998, of which it is the 25th anniversary.’

A woman holds a placard reading "Freedom for Cuba" as others demonstrate holding Cuban and US National flags during a protest against the Cuban government in Miami on July 11, 2021.

Priest Beaten, Arrested Amid Cuba Protests

Priests, religious sisters and lay people scheduled a peaceful demonstration from 8:00 a.m. July 12 in front of the police station to demand the release of Father Álvarez.