- The Catholic church’s relationship with the state in
is “not what it should be, but it’s better than it has been,” says Orlando Bishop Thomas Wenski after a trip to Cuba , which he discusses on the Herald’s op-ed page. Cuba
- Anya Landau French on the trouble with waiting for Fidel.
- “Confusion reigns in the heart of American society,” Fidel Castro writes in a long commentary on the news from the
. Fidel, who supported the Soviet invasion of United States , says it is “an error” for President Obama to shift Afghanistan ground forces from U.S. to Iraq . “The Afghanistan Soviet Unionsank there,” he says. English summary here.