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Cuban President Raul Castro (R) shakes hands with Pope Benedict XVI after mass at Revolution Square in Havana on March 28, 2012.  (Photo credit:  JUAN BARRETO/AFP/Getty Images)

Good Friday Now An Official Holiday In Cuba

Good Friday is once again an official national holiday in Cuba.

04/16/2014

Pope Francis (Photo by Peter Macdiarmid/Getty Images)

Francis To Be Installed As Pope Tuesday

A new era at the Vatican will officially start a little after 4 a.m. eastern time when Francis will be installed as the new Pope of the Roman Catholic Church.

CBS Miami–03/18/2013

Cardinals arrive at the Paul VI hall for the opening of the Cardinals' Congregations on March 4, 2013 in Vatican City, Vatican. (Photo by Franco Origlia/Getty Images)

Conclave Of Cardinals: How Does It Work?

The race to replace Pope Benedict XVI is underway at The Vatican as more than 100 cardinals gathered Monday without a Pope to lead them. They’re holding two meetings Monday, in which they may set a date for the next conclave to select a new Pope.

CBS4–03/04/2013

Pope Benedict XVI waves to pilgrims, for the last time as head of the Catholic Church, from the window of Castel Gandolfo where he will start his retirement on February 28, 2013 in Rome, Italy. s  (Photo by Franco Origlia/Getty Images)

South Florida Watched Final Hours Of Pope Benedict’s Papacy

Pope Benedict XVI is in the final hours of his papacy and South Florida Catholics are watching every moment of his historic resignation.

CBS4–02/28/2013

Father Paul Vuturo (Source: CBS4)

S. Florida Catholics Watch Pope Benedict’s Final Address

Many of South Florida’s 1.3 million Catholics woke early Wednesday morning to watch Pope Benedict’s last general audience before he officially steps down on Thursday.

CBS4–02/27/2013

Archbishop Thomas Wenski (Source: CBS4)

Archbishop Wenski Weighs In On Selection Of Next Pope

Catholics may have a new Pope sooner than expected. Just a few days before he steps down, Pope Benedict the 16th revised the rules for how his successor is chosen. Cardinals no longer have to wait 15 days after the Pope resigns to begin voting for a new Holy Father. Meantime, Miami’s Archbishop Thomas Wenski weighed in on the selection of the next Pope while talking to CBS4’s Brian Andrews.

CBS4–02/26/2013

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Miami’s Archbishop On Pope Benedict’s Resignation

The world watched as Cardinal Jospeh Ratzinger of Germany stepped into history eight years ago taking the helm of the Catholic Church.

02/12/2013

Archbishop Thomas Wenski  (Source: CBS4)

Archbishop Wenski, Followers Return From Cuba

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.

CBS4–03/29/2012

Pope Benedict XVI in Cuba. (Source: CBS4)

Pope Returns To Vatican After Cuba Trip

Pope Benedict XVI headed back to Vatican City after a three-day trip to Cuba.

CBS4–03/28/2012

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Miami’s Archbishop Delivers Strong Words During Cuban Mass

Pilgrims from South Florida and Cuba’s faithful gathered at Old Havana’s historic cathedral as Miami Archbishop Thomas Wenski celebrated mass alongside members of the Cuban clergy.

CBS4–03/27/2012

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