Wednesday, December 03, 2008

Cuba Improves Relations With Vatican As Castro Attends Beatification Mass

NBC News reported yesterday that Cuba's government has taken an important step toward improving relations with the Catholic Church. Last week end, Cuban President Raul Castro sat in the front row at a 3-hour mass beatifying Cuban Friar Jose Olallo Valdes. The 19th century friar is known as "father of the poor."