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Alan Gross Speaks Out After Release From Cuban Prison

American Alan Gross is back in the U.S. after his release Wednesday morning from a Cuban jail.

12/17/2014

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President Obama Announces Major Changes In US/Cuba Policy

Following the release of American Alan Gross from Cuban prison, President Barack Obama made historic changes to US-Cuban policy after becoming the first president since the Eisenhower administration to speak directly to a Cuban leader.

12/17/2014

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Best International Destinations For The Holidays

Here’s a look at five of the best international destinations for the holidays.

11/28/2014

VATICAN CITY, VATICAN - OCTOBER 15: Pope Francis waves to the faithful during his weekly audience in St. Peter's Square on October 15, 2014 in Vatican City, Vatican. Speaking to the crowds gathered in St. Peter's Square for the weekly General Audience, Pope Francis encouraged the faithful never to lose hope. (Photo by Franco Origlia/Getty Images)

Pope Francis To Visit United States In 2015

Pope Francis confirmed he will make his first papal visit to the United States next year.

11/17/2014

Thousands of people are expected to turn out for a big gay pride celebration event on Miami Beach. (Source: CBS4)

Catholic Church Changes Stance On Gays

A host of topics are being discussed at a two week meeting at the Vatican and valuing gay people was one major talking point.

10/13/2014

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Murdered Journalist’s Family Believes He Was Sold To ISIS

The family of a South Florida journalist who was executed by ISIS believe he was sold to the group.

09/09/2014

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Focus On South Florida: One-on-One with Miami Archbishop Thomas Wenski

In just a few days, the eye of much of the world will be on Pope Francis as he celebrates, in Rome, his first Christmas mass as Pontiff. Michele takes us on a personal journey to the spiritual sanctuary of Saint Francis, the Saint whose namesake Pope Francis chose.

CBS4–12/22/2013

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Limbaugh Says Pope Espousing “Pure Marxism”

Conservative shock jock Rush Limbaugh may have finally bitten off more than he can chew in his latest attack. Limbaugh went after Pope Francis on Monday saying that part of the papal mission statement released last week is “just pure Marxism.”

CBS Miami–12/03/2013

Pope Francis gestures as arrives for a meeting with the poor held at Cagliari's cathedral son September 22, 2013. The pope is on a one-day pastoral visit to Sardinia to meet workers, business representatives, prisoners, the poor, young people, leading representatives from the world of culture and the islands Catholic bishops. The pontiff wanted to visit the Marian shrine of Bonaria ('Good air') because it gave his hometown of Buenos Aires its name. AFP PHOTO / ALBERTO PIZZOLI (Photo by: ALBERTO PIZZOLI/AFP/Getty Images)

Pope Francis Receives Positive Reaction For Hot-Button Issues

Catholics around the world are reacting to Pope Francis’ recent remarks that the church has become too focused on “small-minded rules” on hot-button issues like homosexuality, abortion and contraceptives. So far, may of the reactions have been positive.

09/22/2013

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Miami’s Archbishop Responds To Pope’s Controversial Interview

Pope Francis sparked a widespread controversy in the Roman Catholic Church with comments saying the church was unduly obsessed with “small-minded rules.”

09/20/2013

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