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The Vincentians in Cuba – Then and now

Vincentian in Cuba – As background for the Pope’s visit to Cuba here are two views of the work of the Congregation of the Mission in Cuba. The first is from a 2002 article in VINCENTIANA by Jesús María Lusarreta, C.M. Province of Cuba. The second is from a May 2015  NUNTIA article by  Father Eli Chaves dos Santos, CM Assistant General […]

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Gilbert Walker

Rare American confrere allowed to serve in Cuba

On the occasion of the Pope’s visit to Cuba MSN.COM presents an interview with Gilbert Walker, one of the only American priests allowed in Cuba and certainly the longest serving one. HAVANA — The parishioners at La Merced church in Old Havana, one of Cuba’s most important shrines, know their bearded, soft-spoken priest as Padre […]

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