Father Miguel Angel Loredo: ‘I enjoy this life. It all has been a blessing.’

Notes from the Cuban Exile Quarter looks back at the life of Father Miguel Angel Loredo:

Father Miguel Angel Loredo: “I enjoy this life. It all has been a blessing.” requiescat in pace

“I discovered St. Francis of Assisi when I was 16 years old and realized this is what I wanted for my life.” – Father Miguel Angel Loredo, Holy Name Province Today Newsletter August 18, 2010

Father Miguel Angel Loredo (1998)

First learned about the case of Father Miguel Angel Loredo when I saw the 1987 documentary Nobody Listened co-directed by Néstor Almendros and Jorge Ulla and at 8 minutes and 13 seconds in the video below you can listen to an excerpt of his testimony in a parallel forum in Geneva from that documentary.

Eleven years later four days prior to Pope John Paul II’s visit to Cuba I had the opportunity to meet and spend time with Father Miguel Angel Loredo over the course of a weekend of conferences and activities to highlight the voice of the Cuban dissident movement in a gathering titled “L’altra Cuba: le voci della dissidenza” org. dalla Associazione Cuba Libera” [The other Cuba: the voice of the dissidents organized by the Cuba Libera Association]. Over the years I was blessed to run into him at different Cuba venues and engage him in conversation.

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1 thought on “Father Miguel Angel Loredo: ‘I enjoy this life. It all has been a blessing.’”

  1. Very sorry to hear of Fr Loredo’s passing. My cousin Oscar Pla was a political prisoner with Fr Loredo and introduced me to him a few years ago. He had a great sense of humor. If all Catholic priests were of the caliber of Father Loredo, Satan himself wouldn’t stand a chance. Much less the Castros.

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