Catholic Church gains foothold in communist Cuba – France 24

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In Cuba, where communism and religion live uneasily side by side, there is a city where it is no longer strange to see a priest walk down the street in a white cassock followed by enthusiastic greetings of “Good day, Father!” A small order of Catholic clergy have become a beloved and indispensable part of the community in Placetas, offering survival essentials to its economically devastated population of about 40,000 souls. The priests have become, in part, a surrogate for the government, which in Cuba has political control over just about every aspect of life — though in practice it cannot always deliver where it is needed most.

Catholic Church gains foothold in communist Cuba – France 24

https://www.france24.com/en/live-news/20210628-catholic-church-gains-foothold-in-communist-cuba

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