Monday, March 26, 2012

Pope Benedict 's Trip To Cuba - Day 1 Links

Should have more time to cover this better than the Mexico part.

Here is the Public Schedule for Pope Benedict in Cuba

As the Pope finished up speaking Vatican Radio released Full Text: Pope's speech at arrival ceremony in Cuba ( according to reporter Kevin Hall ( @KEVINGHALL )National Economics Correspondent-McClatchy twitter remarks " Small but important change from prepared papal remarks, Benedict adds the word liberty in what he prays for guidance on Cuba"

THe NYT has their First article up after the Pope Landed that gives some overview - Raúl Castro Greets Pope Benedict at Start of Closely Watched Visit

The text of the remarks of President Raúl Castro at opening welcome at up.

The Pope tonight had the Feast of the Annunciation Mass in Cuba tonight which also commemorated the 400 year anniversary of the discovery of the image of the “Virgen de la Caridad del Cobre”. The Mass was quite beautiful. The Pope's Homily is a good read as it hits on Mary, the central fact of the Incarnation, obedience of Faith, family, and Mary as Model of the Church.

Full English Text at via Salt and Light - B16 Homily in Cuba: The obedience of faith is true liberty, authentic redemption.

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