The Voice of the Church in Cuba (100 Episcopal Documents)

  1. Circular on the needs of workers (Msgr. Severiano Sainz, Ecclesiastical Governor. 29-8-1914)
  2. Circular for the Diocese of Havana on the precarious situation of workers (Msgr. Severiano Sainz. G. Ecclesiastical, 2-9-1914)
  3. Deliberations taken at the Conferences of the Ilmos and Rvmos. Archbishop and Bishop of Cuba (December 1922)
  4. Exhibition of the Cuban episcopate to the delegated lords to the constituent assembly (February 6, 1940)
  5. Circular on the occasion of the new Constitution (Dr. Manuel Arteaga, Vicar Capitular, 20-6-1940)
  6. Circular “Peace to the Dead” (Msgr. Enrique Pérez Serantes, Arz. de Stgo. de Cuba. 29-7-1953)
  7. Letter to the Colonel of the Chaviano River (Msgr. Enrique Pérez Serantes, Arz. de Stgo. de Cuba. 30-7-1953)
  8. Circular “To the People of the East” (Msgr. Enrique Pérez Serantes, Arz. de Stgo. de Cuba. 28-5-1957)
  9. Exhortation of the Episcopate for Peace (Bishops of Cuba. 25-2-1958)
  10. Circular “We Want Peace” (Msgr. Enrique Pérez Serantes, Arz. de Stgo. de Cuba. 24-3-1958)
  11. Circular on the explosion of the powder room of “El Cobre” (Msgr. Enrique Pérez Serantes, Arz. de Stgo. de Cuba. 16-4-1958)
  12. Circular “Invoke the Lord” Msgr. Enrique Pérez Serantes, Arz. de Stgo. de Cuba. 7-10-1958
  13. Circular “Paseo Macabro” (Msgr. Enrique Pérez Serantes, Arz. de Stgo. de Cuba. 24-3-1958)
  14. Circular “Enough of War” (Msgr. Enrique Pérez Serantes, Arz. de Stgo. de Cuba. 24-12-1958)
  15. Circular “Vida Nueva” (Msgr. Enrique Pérez Serantes, Arz. de Stgo. de Cuba. 3-1-1959)
  16. Circular “El justo medio” (Msgr. Enrique Pérez Serantes, Arz. de Stgo. de Cuba. 29-1-1959)
  17. About “Private Teaching” (Msgr. Enrique Pérez Serantes, Arz. de Stgo. de Cuba. 13-2-1959)
  18. Circular “We Want Peace” (Msgr. Enrique Pérez Serantes, Arz. de Stgo. de Cuba. 18-2-1959)
  19. Interview with Msgr. Evelio Díaz, Auxiliary Bishop and Apostolic Administrator of Havana (Published in Havana newspapers. 30-5-1959)
  20. The Catholic Church and the New Cuba (Msgr. Evelio Díaz. Auxiliary Bishop and Apostolic Administrator of Havana. 30-5-1959)
  21. Article “Agrarian Reform and the Catholic Church” (Msgr. Alberto Martín Villaverde, Bishop of Matanzas. Published in Bohemian magazine, 5-7-1959)
  22. Clarifications “Agrarian Reform and the Arz. de Stgo. de Cuba” (Msgr. Enrique Pérez Serantes, Arz. de Stgo. de Cuba. 21-7-1959)
  23. Prayer for the deceased (Msgr. Enrique Pérez Serantes, Arz. de Stgo. de Cuba. 21-7-1959)
  24. Communiqué “The National Catholic Congress” (Msgr. Enrique Pérez Serantes, Arz. de Stgo. de Cuba. Nov. 1959)
  25. Speech “Congress in Defense of Charity” (Msgr. Alberto Martín Villaverde. Bishop of Matanzas. Nov. 1959)
  26. Lessons -After the National Catholic Congress (Msgr. Enrique Pérez Serantes, Arz. de Stgo. de Cuba. 24-9-1959)
  27. Circular “For God and for Cuba” Msgr. Enrique Pérez Serantes, Arz. de Stgo. de Cuba. May-1959
  28. Collective Circular of the Cuban Episcopate (Msgr. Enrique Pérez Serantes, Arz. de Stgo. de Cuba. 21-7-1959)
  29. To the people of Santiago de Cuba -La Santa Mission (Msgr. Enrique Pérez Serantes, Arz. de Stgo. de Cuba. 15-8-1960)
  30. Circular “For the Unity of the Church” (Msgr. Enrique Pérez Serantes, Arz. de Stgo. de Cuba. 1-9-1960)
  31. Circular “Neither traitors nor out of hand” (Msgr. Enrique Pérez Serantes, Arz. de Stgo. de Cuba. 24-9-1960)
  32. Is the Social Revolution being verified in Cuba Christian? (Msgr. Eduardo Boza Masvidal, Auxiliary Bishop of Havana, “La Quincena”, 30-10-1960)
  33. Circular “Neither traitors nor out of hand” (Msgr. Enrique Pérez Serantes, Arz. de Stgo. de Cuba. 24-9-1960)
  34. Circular “Vivamos en Paz” (Msgr. Enrique Pérez Serantes, Arz. de Stgo. de Cuba. 21-11-1960)
  35. Open Letter of the Episcopate to the Prime Minister (December 4, 1960)
  36. The Voice of the Church (Msgr. Enrique Pérez Serantes, Arz. de Stgo. de Cuba. 6-12-1960)
  37. Circular with Christ or against Christ” (Msgr. Enrique Pérez Serantes, Arz. de Stgo. de Cuba. 23-12-1960)
  38. Circular “Respect and Justice” (Msgr. Enrique Pérez Serantes, Arz. de Stgo. de Cuba. 22-1-1961)
  39. Open letter from the Archbishopric to the General Federation of Workers of the East and to the Peasant Provincial Association “Frank País” (Msgr. Enrique Pérez Serantes, Arz. de Sgto. de Cuba. 11-2-1961)
  40. Communication from the Episcopal Conference of Cuba to our priests and faithful (Cuban Episcopal Conference, 10-4-1969)
  41. Communication from the Episcopal Conference of Cuba to our priests and faithful (Cuban Episcopal Conference, 3-9-1969)
  42. Christmas Message and Peace Day (Cuban Episcopal Conference, 3-9-1969)
  43. Peace Is Possible (World Day of Peace) Cuban Episcopal Conference, 1-11-1972
  44. Christmas Message and Peace Day (Cuban Episcopal Conference, 23-12-1973)
  45. Exhortation of the Cuban Episcopate to Priests, religious and faithful on the occasion of the visit of Msgr. Casaroli (March 1974)
  46. Christmas Message and Peace Day (Cuban Episcopal Conference, 22-12-1974)
  47. Circular on the Day of Peace (Cuban Episcopal Conference, 21-12-1975)
  48. “No to Terrorism” (Note from the Cuban Episcopal Conference, 9-11-1976)
  49. Circular on the occasion of the fifverary of the current Shrine of the Virgin of Charity (Cuban Episcopal Conference, 1-8-1977)
  50. Circular on the Day of Peace “No to Violence, Yes to Peace (Cuban Episcopal Conference, 18-12-1977)
  51. Cuban Episcopate Statement on Dialogue with the Resident Community Outside Our Country (21-11-1978)
  52. Circular of the Cuban Episcopal Conference on the occasion of Christmas and the World Day of Prayer for Peace (27-9-1979)
  53. Press release regarding the assassination of Msgr. Oscar Arnulfo Romero (Msgr. Pedro Meurice, President of the CEC, 25-3-1980)
  54. Faced with the exodus of Cubans (Msgr. Pedro Meurice, Apostolic Administrator of Havana (For private use, 1980)
  55. Interview with Msgr. Pedro Meurice, President of the Cuban Episcopal Conference (9-4-1981)
  56. Press release on the manufacture of the neutron pump (Standing Committee of the Cuban Episcopal Conference, 20-8-1981)
  57. Circular “La Paz Don de Dios” (Cuban Episcopal Conference, 26-11-1981)
  58. Latin Press Interview with Msgr. Jaime Ortega, Archbishop of Havana (26-12-1981)
  59. Press Release on Events in Granada (Standing Committee of the Cuban Episcopal Conference, 31-10-1983
  60. Christmas Message (Cuban Episcopal Conference, 31-10-1985)
  61. EnEC inaugural address (Msgr. Adolfo Rodríguez, Bishop of Camaguey, 17-2-1986)
  62. Circular Letter for the Archdiocese for the Day of Catechism (Msgr. Jaime Ortega, Archbishop of Havana, 20-3-1986)
  63. Pastoral Letter to the Archdiocese at the conclusion of the ENEC (Archbishop Jaime Ortega, Archbishop of Havana, 20-3-1986)
  64. Pastoral instruction of the Bishops of Cuba on the occasion of the promulgation of the ENEC Final Document (May 1986)
  65. Christmas Message and Peace Day “Development and Solidarity, Keys to Peace” (Cuban Episcopal Conference, 8-11-1986)
  66. First Anniversary of ENEC (Homily of Msgr. Jaime Ortega, Archbishop of Havana, 18-2-1987)
  67. Homily of Msgr. Jaime Ortega, Archbishop of Havana, for Easter (19-4-1987)
  68. Letter to the Diocese (Bishop Mariano Vivanco, Bishop of Matanzas, 7-7-1987)
  69. Marian Year (Msgr. Mariano Vivanco, Bishop of Matanzas, 8-8-1987)
  70. Intervention of Msgr. Héctor Peña, Bishop of Holguin, on the Cuban layman, at the Synod of Bishops (October 1987)
  71. Reopening of the Church of St. Francis of Asses (Msgr. Jaime Ortega, Archbishop of Havana, 25-12-1987)
  72. Christmas message from the Cuban Bishops to the people of God and to all men of goodwill (26-11-1987)
  73. Letter to Dr. Fidel Castro on the occasion of the proposed visit of the Holy Father Juan Pablo II (Cuban Episcopal Conference, 21-2-1989)
  74. The death penalty (“The Voice of the Bishop” no. 23 – Msgr. Jaime Ortega, Archbishop of Havana, July-August 1989)
  75. Christmas Message (Cuban Episcopal Conference, 25-12-1989)
  76. Christmas Message (Cuban Episcopal Conference, 29-11-1990)
  77. Pastoral Letter on the occasion of the next visit of S.S. Juan Pablo II to Cuba (Cuban Episcopal Conference, 29-6-1991)
  78. Letter to all the priests of our country (Cuban Episcopal Conference, 8-9-1991)
  79. Circular of cuban Bishops on the possible admission of believers in P.C.C. (21-11-1991)
  80. Press release on acts of repudiation (Cuban Episcopal Conference, 22-11-1991)
  81. Letter to Dr. José F. Carneado on the Triggering of Violence (Cuban Bishops, 13-1-1992)
  82. Homily in the celebration of the Crismal Mass (Msgr. Jaime Ortega, Archbishop of Havana, 10-4-1992)
  83. Fragments of the homily in the National Shrine of N.S. de la Caridad del Cobre (Msgr. Pedro Meurice, Archbishop of Santiago de Cuba, 8-9-1992)
  84. On Rapid Response Brigades at Religious Celebrations (COCC Declaration, 2-10-1992)
  85. In the face of the ups and out of the economic embargo against our country (COCC Declaration, 3-10-1992)
  86. Christmas Message (Cuban Episcopal Conference, 14-12-1992)
  87. “Love expects everything” (Pastoral of Cuban Bishops, 8-9-1993)
  88. Fragments of the homily in the National Shrine of N.S. de la Caridad del Cobre (Msgr. Pedro Meurice, Archbishop of Santiago de Cuba, 8-9-1993)
  89. Declaration of the COCC Standing Committee (7-10-1993)
  90. Christmas Message (Conference of Catholic Bishops of Cuba, 25-11-1993)
  91. Press release on the dialogue of the COCC Standing Committee with three Cuban Bishops in exile (Merida, Mexico, 20-2-1994)
  92. “Leaving Cuba” (“The Voice of the Bishop” – Msgr. Jaime Ortega, Archbishop of Havana, March 1994)
  93. Reflection of Cuban Bishops on the occasion of the visit “ad limina” (May 1994)
  94. Address by Msgr. Jaime Ortega, President of the COCC at the ad limina visit (June 1994)
  95. On the shipwreck of the tugboat “March 13” (Message from Msgr. Jaime Ortega, Archbishop of Havana, July 1994)
  96. Call to all our Christian faithful and to all our Cuban people (Catholic Bishops of Cuba, 24-8-1994)
  97. Fragments of the homily in the National Shrine of N.S. de la Caridad del Cobre (Msgr. Pedro Meurice, Archbishop of Santiago de Cuba, 8-9-1994)
  98. COCC Communiqué on National Current Affairs (22-9-1994)
  99. Farewell words departing for the Consistory in Rome (“Here the Church” – Msgr. Jaime Ortega, Archbishop of Havana, November 1994)
  100. Homily of Emmo. Cardinal Jaime Ortega, Archbishop of Havana (S.M.I. Cathedral of Havana, 11-12-1994)

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