The Virgin of Charity of El Cobre is a gold-clothed, doll-like figurine that is Cuba's patron saint and which Pope Benedict will visit in the eastern city of Santiago de Cuba on March 26.
Wrapping up his visit to Santiago de Cuba and bound for Havana, Pope Benedict XVI has sparked widespread speculation that he will meet with the island's former President Fidel Castro. Church officials say Benedict is scheduled to me... Read Post
Learn about Our Lady of Charity of El Cobre, Cuba’s patroness, and the basilica that houses her. Pope Benedict is honoring her tonight with an outdoor Mass in Santiago de Cuba, and tomorrow morning he will visit the shrine itself, a... Read Post