Cuban Catholic church: The relationship between Fidel Castro and the Cuban Catholic church has been a roller-coaster ride of ups and downs, though it has noticeably improved in recent years.
For many in Cuba, Latin America, and the world, the rise of Cuba's Fidel Castro ushered a revolutionary change. He became a polarizing figure who was an icon of liberation for some, and an icon of oppression for many others, especially for the over 1.5 million Cuban exiles who fled the island in search of a better life.
NCR Today: Fidel Castro's death brought to mind my terrific trip with an interfaith delegation to Cuba in 1984. The Cuba I saw then was poor, but thriving.
Fidel Castro's Death: "It is with great sorrow that I come before you to inform our people, friends of our America and the world, that today, November 25, 2016, at 10:29 p.m., the commander in chief of the Cuban Revolution Fidel Castro Ruz passed away," said his brother Raul.
The Church in Cuba: Archbishop Roberto Gonzalez of San Juan Puerto Rico reflects on the more than 60 trips he has made to Cuba since 1989.
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Eco Catholic: In the wake of Hurricane Matthew, one tally places death toll at 1,000, while a cholera outbreak is feared in the worst-hit areas.
While hailing the Colombian peace agreement, Pope Francis declined an invitation to name a representative to help choose judges for what have been described as "peace tribunals."
Faith and Justice: Around the world, matters of religious freedom have been getting worse, not better.
She criticizes Bernie Sanders on Central America, but as secretary of state, she supported some of the world’s worst dictators.