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Pope Francis (R) talks with Cuban President Raul Castro during a private audience at the Vatican on May 10, 2015. Cuban President Raul Castro arrived at the Vatican on Sunday to thank Pope Francis for his role in brokering the rapprochement between Havana and Washington. The first South American pope played a key role in secret negotiations between the United States and Cuba that led to the surprise announcement in December that they would seek to restore diplomatic ties after more than 50 years of tensions.
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Locals React To Raul Castro And Pope Francis Meeting At Vatican

Raul Castro and Pope Francis met at the Vatican Sunday. It’s a meeting that has people talking from Cuba to South Florida.

05/10/2015

Pope Francis waves at the faithful on St. Peter's square on April 15, 2014 after his weekly general audience at the Vatican. (Photo by Vincenzo Pinto/Getty Images)

UN Chief To Open Vatican Climate Change Conference

U.N. Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon will open a key Vatican meeting this month on Pope Francis’ highly anticipated teaching document on climate change.

04/15/2015

Service after service was full at St. Patrick Catholic Church – one of the most popular Catholic Churches on Miami Beach. (Source: CBS4)

Easter Sunday Celebrated In Our Backyard & Around The World

Easter morning blossomed in breathtaking style as celebrants and followers flocked to the beach in Hollywood.

04/05/2015

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)

Parents, Child Groups React To Pope’s Spanking Statements

Parents and children’s rights groups are reacting to the Pope’s recent statement at the Vatican, saying it is acceptable to spank children, as long as their dignity is maintained.

02/06/2015

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South Florida Mass Set To Pray For Political Prisoners

South Florida community members are set to gather Saturday at a mass meant to pray for Cuba’s political prisoners.

08/30/2014

37th Miccosukee Indian Arts Festival

Miccosukee Tribe Re-Elects Leader

It was a nail biter election in the hotly contested race to decide who would lead the Miccosukee Tribe for the next four-years. Only 23 votes determined Colley Billie’s reelection victory over his archenemy, ousted former chairman Billy Cypress.

11/29/2013

WASHINGTON, DC - JUNE 01: Former Florida Governor Jeb Bush testifies before the House Budget Committee in the Cannon House Office Building on Capitol Hill June 1, 2012 in Washington, DC. The committee members engaged in a wide-ranging debate about tax and spending policy during the hearing titiled, 'Removing The Barriers To Free Enterprise And Economic Growth.' (Photo by Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images)

Jeb Bush Embraces Obama Conspiracy Theory

Former Florida Governor Jeb Bush has not typically been one to repeat wild conspiracy theories in the past. But that’s exactly what he did this week when he repeated a wild story making the rounds on the fringes of the right wing.

CBS Miami–11/29/2013

Gloria & Emilio Estefan Meet Pope Francis (Source: Estefan Enterprises, Inc.)

S. Florida’s Gloria & Emilio Estefan Meet Pope Francis

South Florida’s own Grammy Award winning singer, Gloria Estefan and husband Emilio Estefan, were invited to a private mass with Pope Francis at the Vatican.

CBS Miami–05/13/2013

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

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S. Florida Argentineans Cheer New Pope

Buenos Aires Bakery and Cafe on Miami Beach was buzzing Wednesday following the announcement that Cardinal Jorge Mario Bergoglio was selected as the next pope.

CBS4–03/13/2013

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