Religious freedom in Cuba?

Surely you jest.

“In the end, we have not accomplished what we’re entitled to; the Catholic Church has not been granted the right to evangelize and spread without fear of losing its religious freedom,” (retired Archbishop Pedro) Meurice said in a recent interview.

In the year since President Fidel Castro has been ill and out of the public eye, analysts and religious leaders point to the fate of a popular Catholic magazine and civics workshops in the western city of Pinar del Rio as dramatic examples of tighter church control.

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