At the turn of the twenty-first century, when Fidel Castro remained one of the world’s few traditional communist leaders and his relations with the Catholic Church were frosty, the archbishop of the Orthodox Church of North and South America was invited to inaugurate a new church in Havana. This essay traces the origins of this event and places it in the context of communist Cuba’s history and its relations with religious institutions.
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Justine Williams; Mediterranean Orthodoxy in the Caribbean: The Story of a Greek Church in Havana. Mediterranean Quarterly 1 December 2011; 22 (4): 81–93. doi: https://doi.org/10.1215/10474552-1471521
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