- Feb 16, 2020
Cardinal Timothy Dolan of New York traveled to the farthest reaches of Cuba to see the situation on the ground and talk to as many people as possible.
New York Cardinal Timothy M. Dolan met privately with the president of the Republic of Cuba Feb. 11, the last full day of a six-day visit to the island nation mostly filled with visits to Cuban prelates and humanitarian organizations and facilities where the island’s Catholics operate services for the poor and elderly.
Though there’s a great distance from New York to Cuba, sharing the Eucharist with other Catholics on the island is a great reminder of the bonds of faith and love and what the Church can build even among people who are different, New York Cardinal Timothy M. Dolan said Feb. 10.
Cuban Archbishop Wilfredo Pino Estevez gently motioned U.S. Cardinal Timothy M. Dolan toward the man quietly sitting in the chair who had recently lost part of his leg due to complications from diabetes.
In his first stop of a six-day visit to Cuba, Cardinal Timothy M. Dolan walked without fanfare Feb. 8 into the Shrine of Our Lady of Charity in the town of El Cobre, likely the most popular sacred space in Cuba.
New York Cardinal Timothy M. Dolan is set to meet with the president of the Republic of Cuba during a Feb. 7-12 trip to the island nation, which includes a visit with the cardinal of Havana and other Cuban prelates.