Locals Celebrate Papal Mass Across South FloridaA sense of excitement and spirituality filled churches and homes across South Florida Sunday, as Pope Francis celebrated his first mass in Cuba.
Pope Francis Begins First Full Day In CubaPope Francis opens his first full day in Cuba on Sunday with what normally would be the culminating highlight of a papal visit: Mass before hundreds of thousands of people in Havana's evocative Revolution Plaza.
Pope Francis' 10-Day Trip To Cuba, US UnderwayPope Francis begins a 10-day trip to Cuba and the United States on Saturday, embarking on his first trip to the onetime Cold War foes after helping to nudge forward their historic rapprochement. He will be offering a show of solidarity with Cubans and making clear that Hispanics in the United States are the bedrock of the American church.
In TV Message, Pope Tells Cubans That Jesus Loves ThemPope Francis delivered an unprecedented televised message to the Cuban people ahead of a four-day trip to the island, telling them on state television Thursday night that Jesus "never abandons us" and he "loves you very much."