January 29, 2012

How the Church Learned to Live With Castros

Juan Tamayo, Miami Herald

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Pope Benedict XVI will find a much warmer atmosphere when he visits Cuba March 26-28 to mark the 400th anniversary of the discovery of the Our Lady of Charity statue at El Cobre, the island's patron saint.

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January 22, 2012
Cuba's Liberalization Crossroads
Karen Farkas, Cleveland Plain Dealer
Nothing is ever certain in a place that, in its 53rd year of rule under a Castro, seems in many respects to be frozen in time. The U.S. presidential election this fall could make change more difficult, too. more ››
January 17, 2012
Don't Lump Cuba With Iran on Terror List
Jeffrey Goldberg, Bloomberg
Here is some of what we know about the disorderly, nuclear-armed state of Pakistan: We know that the world’s most notorious terrorist,Osama bin Laden, found refuge there for several years. We know that bin... more ››