Archbishop Thomas Wenski
A Havana born priest who Pope Benedict XVI mentioned during a homily in his recent visit to Cuba has received what many view as the first step toward sainthood.
An emotional homecoming at Miami International Airport for Archbishop Thomas Wenski and dozens of followers who returned to South Florida after making a historic pilgrimage to Cuba to see Pope Benedict XVI.
Catholics from all around Cuba, and even the U.S., watched and listened as Pope Benedict XVI delivered mass in Santiago, Cuba Monday evening.
Just hours away from his departure to Cuba as leader of religious pilgrims bound to see Pope Benedict the 16th, Miami Archbishop Thomas Wenski helped the faithful prepare Saturday with a Mass. “Lord be the companion of our journey,” Archbishop Wenski prayed.
South Floridians who wanted to accompany Archbishop Thomas Wenski to Cuba later this month to see the pope but couldn’t because the flights were booked up now have another chance.
If you wanted to see the Pope in Cuba, and thought you’s been shut out because of sold-out flights, the Archdiocese of Miami has a deal for you. New flights have been added to let the faithful travel to see the Holy Father.
More than a thousand people packed a South Miami church for a special mass. The archbishop performed a traditional high mass in Latin for the first time here in 40 years.
When Pope Benedict visits Cuba at the end of March, a group of Catholics from Miami will be there to meet him.
Archbishop Thomas Wenski returned to South Florida from Cuba Saturday afternoon. The Catholic church seems to be mending the heart of the Cuban government on its previously tough stance against the religion, he said.
Archbishop Thomas Wenski plans to return to South Florida from Cuba on Saturday. The ceremonies taking place in Cuba come ahead of Pope Benedict XVI’s visit the last week of March.