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Castro dictatorship returns confiscated property back to Cuban Catholic Church

If you are still wondering why Cuba's Cardinal Jaime Ortega and the Catholic Church on the island are so chummy with the Castro dictatorship, here is one of the reasons. Only in Cuba does one express admiration for a murderous thief who returns property they should have never stolen in the first place and only after you submit to their will.

Via Spain's La Voz de Galicia (my translation):

Cuban regime returns confiscated properties to the Church

The decision is part of a national policy of rapprochement

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Authorities from the province of Granma in southeast Cuba returned two buildings and an empty lot to the Catholic Church as part of president Raul Castro's policy of returning property nationalized in 1961 to that institution. One of the properties returned is the old Colegio Divina Pastora in the city of Bayamo where a primary public school Manuel Ascunce is now operating.

This is a "totally positive" act that the Church embraces "with much pleasure," said Alvaro Beyra, the bishop of the Bayamo-Manzanillo archdiocese. In addition to the return of the properties, the provincial government turned over an empty lot to the church so it can build a church in a location that "today has very little or deficient religious attention precisely because of the lack of infrastructure," added Beyra.

Continue reading (in Spanish) HERE.

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