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The first church built on state-owned land in Havana—and dedicated to St. John Paul II—is almost a reality


“The work has been delayed by various cyclones and a hurricane, to say nothing of the tremendous difficulty in trying to get hold of the building materials. But now we can see our dream already almost fulfilled.”

In Cuba, ’communist ideology has fundamentally changed society’


“Besides the economic issues, I believe that Cuba’s primary problem is the collapse of the family. The father figure has ceased to exist.”

Help for a Popular Mission in Southern Cuba


For some 18 years, now a team of lay missionaries have been traveling, Sunday after Sunday, into the remote villages of Guamà II, a suburb …

A Catholic Calendar for the Faithful in Cuba


Each year, thanks to the help of ACN, the Cuban bishops’ conference is able to publish a Catholic liturgical and catechetical calendar for the faithful, …

Cuba: majority votes in favor of draft of new constitution that is questioned by the Church


The inclusion of the statement that “the Cuban state is a secular state” (Article 15) suggests an acknowledgment of the “right of the individual to believe in those values that reflect his or her faith, to live them and to proclaim them.”

In Cuba, a family finds new life, fulfilment in the Church


“At that time, all I had was my family, my farm and my hogs, and I was fine with that. But deep inside, there was an empty space that only the love of God could fill.”

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Words of Comfort and Hope

“This brief note is to let you know that we, the monks in Sri Lanka, are praying for the whole world every day from 7:30 pm to 8:30 pm before the Blessed Sacrament. And as we pray for the whole world, we have not forgotten you at ACN; you and your loved ones are also remembered in a special way. We pray that the Good Lord may protect you, your loved ones from this pandemic as we believe in a God who is good.”