Church and Community: The Role of the Catholic Church in Cuba


Associated Program:
John F. Kennedy Jr. Forum
Jaime Lucas Ortega y Alamino
Seán Patrick O’Malley
Jorge Dominguez
David Rockefeller Center for Latin American Studies

Jorge Dominguez, Vice Provost for International Affairs at Harvard University, moderated a discussion on the role of the Catholic Church in Cuba with Cardinal Jaime Lucas Ortega y Alamino, Archbishop of Havana, and Cardinal Sean Patrick O’Malley, Archbishop of Boston. The Cardinals discussed the important role the Catholic Church has played in Cuban history and the active role it plays in social services today.