AmericasNews
October 9, 2015

For Cubans, the Pope’s visit brought hope – but will it last?

After Pope Francis’ visit as a “missionary of mercy,” Cuba is now in a prime moment to move forward in its relationship with the Church and work for the common…
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NewsVatican
October 1, 2015

Pope Francis lauds Archbishop Chaput's 'great love for the family'

Pope Francis reviewed his recent trip to Cuba and the United States during his General Audience on Wednesday, calling the World Meeting of Families in Philadelphia the “culmination” of his…
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AmericasNews
September 23, 2015

Cuban youth who exchanged zucchettos with the Pope felt the 'tenderness of God'

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=-3hk2BfNlUU When he learned that a Pope would visit his city for the first time, Manuel Alejandro Rodríguez Yong dreamed of getting a white zucchetto to exchange with Pope Francis.…
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AmericasNews
September 23, 2015

Full transcript of Pope's in-flight interview from Cuba to US

Speaking to journalists aboard Tuesday's flight from Cuba to Joint Base Andrews, outside Washington, D.C., Pope Francis discussed his time in Cuba; the Church's social teaching, and personal freedoms in…
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AmericasNews
September 23, 2015

Pope blesses unborn children around the world while meeting with Cuban families

Pope Francis met with families on Tuesday at Our Lady of the Assumption Cathedral in Santiago de Cuba, thanking those gathered for their warm witness and inclusive nature, reflecting that…
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AmericasNews
September 22, 2015

Pope asks Cubans to imitate Mary's 'revolution of tenderness'

During Mass on Tuesday Pope Francis praised the rich devotion to Our Lady of Charity seeded in the hearts of Cubans, and told them to be like her in making…
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AmericasNews
September 22, 2015

Nine things you missed from Pope Francis' time in Havana

In an intense Sunday, Pope Francis on Sept. 20 said a Mass attended by 200,000 people in Havana's Revolution Square, visited Fidel Castro, improvised two speeches, and was welcomed with…
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NewsUSA
September 22, 2015

Pope Francis: Do you believe that Christ can transform you?

Pope Francis Monday celebrated his second public Mass during his papal visit to Cuba, reflecting that an encounter with Christ has the power to transform even the most rejected sinners…
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AmericasNews
September 21, 2015

Pope Francis gifts Fidel Castro with copy of 'Laudato Si'

The Vatican has confirmed that Pope Francis and former Cuban president Fidel Castro held a brief meeting after Sunday Mass and the Angelus today. Pope Francis, accompanied by a few…
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AmericasNews
September 21, 2015

Pope Francis' gift to Castro: a challenging message from Cuban leader's old teacher

Pope Francis met with Fidel Castro on Sunday and gave him a special gift: a book and two CDs with the homilies and songs of Father Armando Llorente, a Jesuit…
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