The Friars of the Order of Our Lady of Mercy (Mercedarios) in Havana, Cuba, are struggling with poverty and the aftermath of last year’s hurricane.
It is dedicated to Pope Saint John Paul II, whose visit to Cuba in 1998 marked a “before and after” moment in the situation of the Catholic Church in this Caribbean nation.
ACN talks to Father Jean Pichon about how after half a century of communist rule, there are "no real fathers" and weddings are rarities.
Archbishop tells Miguel Díaz-Canel Bermúdez Church wants to "be a partner in the public square."
In Cuba, life is not that easy. But thanks to a book she was given, this young woman found new horizons.
The plane had been leased from a Mexican airline company with a history of safety issues
In spite of the destruction, as soon as the storm abated, the Church's work continued
In debate between isolation and engagement, unifying on sanctions could lead to improvement in human rights.
Debate continues over best way to foster greater human rights.
The crowds loved him -- at risk to their own lives.