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Pope Francis and the Caribbean

 By Michael W EdghillCJ Contributor The 1st Latin American to lead the Roman Catholic Church, Pope Francis of Argentina, may well be considered the 1st pope of Latin America and the Caribbean. Within a few years, the leader of the …

Cuba’s Raul Castro, Pope Francis Hold Talks in Vatican City

 Above: the meeting in the Vatican City By the Caribbean Journal staff Cuba President Raul Castro and Pope Francis met privately in the Vatican City early Sunday morning. According to a note from the press office of the Holy See, …

Dominican Republic President Meets With Pope Francis

 Above: Pope Francis and Dominican Republic President Danilo Medina (Photo: OP Dominican Republic) By the Caribbean Journal staff Dominican Republic President Danilo Medina met Friday with Pope Francis at the Vatican. The 29-minute meeting included talks about the government’s social …

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 Above: Haiti President Michel Martelly and Pope Francis (Photo: OP Haiti) By the Caribbean Journal staff Haiti President Michel Martelly continued his European tour Monday with a meeting with Pope Francis at the Vatican Apostolic Palace in Vatican City. Martelly …

 Above: Vatican City By the Caribbean Journal staff Miguel Diaz-Canel, the first vice president of Cuba’s Councils of State and Ministers, led a Cuban delegation to the installation of Pope Francis in the Vatican Tuesday. It marked the first major …