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.
Treasury Department Detail Changes Between The US-Cuba RelationsThe White House released a picture Friday of President Obama on the phone with Cuban leader Raul Castro.
Pope To Steer Clear Of Dissidents During Cuba TripCuban dissidents are feeling let down after they were left out of Pope Francis' itinerary.
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."
Local Business Man Pilgrimaging To Cuba Has Gift For PopeLocal businessman Tom Abraham is headed to Cuba to give Pope Francis a special gift during his historic visit.
Cuba’s Foreign Minister Says Preps Underway For Pope’s Historic VisitPreparations are underway for the pope's visit to Cuba this weekend and the island's foreign minister said the country can't wait for Francis' historic journey.
Pope Francis, Raul Castro To Address UNPresident Barack Obama, Pope Francis and Cuban leader Raul Castro are all scheduled to speak at the upcoming United Nations General Assembly.
Kerry On The Ground As U.S. Flag Flies In Cuba After 54 YearsThe American flag is flying in Cuba for the first time in 54 years.
Amid Opposition, Preps Continue For U.S. Embassy In CubaAs preps are underway for the reopening of the Cuban embassy, there are mixed feelings about the American flag flying in the island nation.
Cuban Dissidents Not Invited To Embassy Flag RaisingDissidents in Cuba have not been invited to attend Friday's historic flag-raising by Secretary of State John Kerry at the U.S. Embassy in Havana.
Mixed Reaction To Restoration Of Diplomatic Ties With CubaA new chapter has begun in the history books as the U.S. and Cuba restore diplomatic relations. At the stroke of midnight on Monday, the American special interest office in Havana and the Cuban special interest office in Washington D.C. became embassies.
Officials Prep For Cuban Embassy Reopening In D.C.In Washington, D.C. the Cuban interests section that handled consular affairs and other diplomatic matters in the absence of an embassy will once again become the Cuban embassy.
South Florida Reacts Day Before Historic Cuban Embassy OpeningMonday marks a major step in the effort to normalize relations with the Cuban government, and South Florida is reacting to the historic change.