Shrine Of Our Lady of Charity

US President Barack Obama (R) speaks with Father Juan Rumin Dominguez as he visits the Shrine of Our Lady of Charity in Miami to pay his respects to the Cuban-American diaspora who worship at the church on May 28, 2015. Obama paid the surprise visit Thursday to a church in Miami popular with Cuban exiles, amid moves by Washington and Havana to normalize ties after five decades of enmity.      (Photo Courtesy: NICHOLAS KAMM/AFP/Getty Images)

Obama Visits Shrine Of Key Figure In Cuban Community

President Barack Obama made an unplanned stop while in Miami, to a shrine considered important in the Cuban community.


Our Lady of Charity, in Santiago de Cuba, Cuba on March 27, 2012.  (Photo credit ESTEBAN FELIX/AFP/Getty Images)

Patron Saint Of Cuba To Be Honored In Miami Saturday

Thousands of people are expected to gather at the AmericanAirlines Arena on Saturday in a huge celebration to mark the 400th anniversary of Our Lady Of Charity, Cuba’s Patron Saint.


(Source: Archdiocese of Miami) Retired Auxiliary Bishop Augustin Roman

Bishop Agustin Román Laid To Rest

Bishop Agustin Román, the first Cuban to be appointed bishop in the United States was laid to rest Saturday after passing away from a heart attack on Wednesday night.


Auxiliary Bishop Agustín Román

Public Viewing Continues For Beloved Bishop Agustin Román

Public viewing continues Friday for Agustin Román, the first Cuban to be appointed bishop in the United States.


Auxiliary Bishop Agustín Román

Miami’s Catholic Faithful Mourn Loss Of Beloved Bishop

Miami’s Cuban exile community is mourning the loss of a beloved spiritual leader. Auxiliary Bishop Agustín Román died Wednesday night in Miami. He was 83 years old.