- Feb 23, 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 paid his respects Feb. 11, 2020, at the place where the remains of revered Cuban-born Father Felix Varela are interred in a great room at the University of Havana in Cuba.
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.
U.S. Cardinal Timothy Dolan said Monday he hopes that his visit to Cuba serves to build bridges between the peoples of the two countries amid tensions between their governments.
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.