Cuban Catholic Church celebrates mass for ailing Venezuelan dictator
The Sanctuary of Our Lady of Charity El Cobre, the iconic church of Cuba's patron saint located in Santiago de Cuba, celebrated a mass this weekend for the health of Venezuelan dictator Hugo Chavez at the request of their embassy. Although some may take issue with the decision of the Cuban Catholic Church to grant this request, we must remember that Christ does teach us to pray for our enemies (Matthew 5:44).
However, there is one important question that needs to be asked: How many masses have been authorized by the Havana Archdiocese under the leadership of Cardinal Jaime Ortega y Alamino for the health and well being of Cuba's beleaguered and violently oppressed dissidents and political prisoners?
You don't need more than one hand to count them...
In fact, you don't even need fingers...
The number is : 0.
Read the report on the mass at EL MUNDO (in Spanish).