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Good Friday Declared National Holiday in Cuba

Government Decision Follows Benedict XVI's Apostolic Visit

Havana, Cuba, (Zenit.org) | 846 hits

The Cuban government has issued a directive making Good Friday an annual holiday. The decision comes in response to a request made by Pope Benedict XVI to President Raul Castro during his Apostolic Visit to the country in March, 2012. The first Good Friday in decades to be recognized by the Cuban government –...

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