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Nine things you missed from Pope Francis' time in Havana

Havana, Cuba, Sep 21, 2015 / 03:54 pm (CNA/EWTN News) - In an intense Sunday, Pope Francis on Sept. 20 said a Mass attended by 200,000 people in Havana's Revolution Square, visited Fidel Castro, improvised two speeches, and was welcomed with affection by the Cuban people. Here are some details you might have missed while he was in “the Rome of the Caribbean.”

First Communion

Five children from parishes in Havana received First Communion from Pope Francis at the Mass in Revolution Square: Melanie de la Caridad Lugo Rodríguez, Sadhiel Mollinedo Estrada, Gabriela Rodríguez Perdigón, Yelani González Pérez, and Jonathan Michel Torres Cruz. This is the first Pope Francis has administered this sacrament on an apostolic journey.

#elpapaencuba dio la Primera Comunión a cinco niños de La Habana. Una esperanza para la Iglesia en Cuba @aciprensa pic.twitter.com/7bn2gsz4St

— Eduardo Berdejo (@eberdejor) September 20, 2015

Communion on the tongue

During the Mass, many priests did everything possible to distribute Communion directly on the tongue to the thousands of faithful in attendance, even though it was permissible to receive in the hand. The pictures speak for themselves.

Se distribuye la comunión a los asistentes a la Plaza de la Revolución #PapaEnCuba pic.twitter.com/T3OIhypsOv

— Periódico Granma (@Granma_Digital) September 20, 2015

Sun and Rain

During the Mass celebrated in Revolution Square the temperature hit 104 degrees. Despite the heat, 200,000 Cubans participated in the Eucharist in a spirit of reverence, arriving before dawn. In the afternoon a light rain began to fall but this did not discourage the thousands of young people who listened to the Pope outside Havana's cathedral.

http://aciprensa.tumblr.com/post/129494764483/los-fieles-que-asistieron-a-la-misa-estuvieron

An Emmy for the Pope

On the flight to Cuba, Pope Francis received a singular gift. Rogelio Mora Tagle, a journalist with Telemundo, gave him the Emmy Award that the TV channel won last year for its coverage of the 2013 conclave in whiche he was elected Bishop of Rome.

“What is greater than an award, Holy Father, is the work of all of us who work for Telemundo and all of those who work in Hispanic television in the United States for all the people that live there and are going through difficult times,” the journalist said.

Honored and grateful to share with @pontifex the #EmmyAward we won during the coverage of his election in 2013. pic.twitter.com/vCwczoPdL1

— Noticias Telemundo (@TelemundoNews) September 19, 2015

Under the patronage of Our Lady of Charity

Enthroned on the altar at the Mass said in Revolution Square was a beautiful replica statue of Our Lady of Charity of Cobre, who was named the Patroness of Cuba just 100 years ago by Benedict XV. A statue of the Risen Christ from the Havana cathedral was also brought to the square.

 

La hermosa imagen de la Virgen de la Caridad entronizada en el altar de la Misa que celebró hoy en La Habana el #PapaenCuba

A photo posted by ACI Prensa (@aciprensa) on

Sep 20, 2015 at 8:28am PDT

University student orchestra

The Symphonic Orchestra of the University of Fine Arts accompanied the choir during the Mass in Revolution Square, showcasing Cuban music. “Many of us are from this school or graduated from it. It’s a great honor that they chose us for this. We’re really happy. We have worked a lot these last days,” Anabela Eschevez Acosta, a 24 year old from Camagüey, told CNA.

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The flying zuchetto

It happened again. When Pope Francis was stepping down from the airplane at José Martí Airport in Havana, the wind played a trick on him again and lifted off his zucchetto. But this time he was able to retrieve it with the help of a member of the papal entourage.


Popemobile a la Cubana

The Cuban popemobile is a Peugeot Hoggar made in Brazil but assembled as papal vehicle in Cuba. The Cuban mechanics decided that the style should be austere and open on the sides so that Pope Francis could greet the people.

Papamóvil que traslada al #PapaenCuba es Peugeot Hoggar adaptado en la isla http://t.co/tIVLF5SyvU fotos @CubaMINREX pic.twitter.com/lwh21pbzSK

— ACI Prensa (@aciprensa) September 21, 2015

Popular chants

During the last event of the day, among the thousands of youth who joined Pope Francis on the grounds outside the Havana cathedral, a new and catchy chorus was introduced which they chanted in unison “1, 2 y 3, qué Papa más chévere, qué Papa más chévere, el que nos vino a ver,” or “1, 2, 3, what a really cool Pope, what a really cool Pope, who's come to see us”.

 

 

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KEYWORDS, PHRASES: Archbishop Romero; Seeing, Touching, Tasting; Exhortation; Father Patrick Conroy; Happy Mother's Day; A child on your doorstep; Vibrant Ministries Grant; From the heart of a young father; Love Gives Life; Roman Holiday; Smartphone; retirement
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 KEYWORDS, PHRASES: Easter Vigil; Angelica Village; Colorado woman; The art of anger; Cimarron Couple; Staats; Adoption; 

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KEYWORDS, PHRASES: SKYAC; Aleksandr Men; Fasting for Priestly Vocations; Uganda; School for deaf; Rannah Evetts; Oberle; Rachel and Doug Trombley; Oscar Romero; Paul VI; DACA

 

 

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KEYWORDS, PHRASES: Catholic Schools Week; Rachel Doll; Ellinwood; Great Bend; Garden City; Ness City; Dodge City; Sister Rita Schwarzenberger; Nigeria; Bishop Hermes; Fasting for Priestly Vocations; World Day for Consecrated Life; 50th Anniversary St. Dominic School; What will life be like in 50 years?

 

 

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KEYWORDS, PHRASES: March for Life; Tracy and Ross Smith; Adoption; Vibrant Ministries; Faith and Light;
Pro-Life; Mortal sin to discard elderly; DACA; Abortion; Dreamers; Human Trafficking

 

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 KEYWORDS, PHRASES: Louise Korbe; Anne Frank; Miep Gies; Home Heat; Father Solanus

 

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KEYWORDS, PHRASES: Good news and kingdom living; dreamers; Sister Teresa Orozco; Infant Adoption; Elderly; a moral conundrum; seminarian; feast of Our Lady of Guadalupe

 

 

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