Happening Now

U.S. Bishops’ President and International Justice and Peace Chairman Respond to Recent Events in Cuba 
Archbishop José H. Gomez and Bishop David J. Malloy, July 19, 2021 

Background Information

Backgrounder on Cuba

Policy and Advocacy for Justice and Peace in Cuba


Letter to Rep. Serrano on Suspending Cuban Restrictions
Bishop John Ricard, July 19, 2005

Letter to the House of Representatives on Cuba
Bishop John H. Ricard, July 22, 2004

Letter to President Bush on the Report of the Commission for Assistance to a Free Cuba
Bishop Wilton D. Gregory, May 18, 2004

Letter to Senator Frist on Travel Ban
Bishop John Ricard, October 31, 2003

The Social Presence of the Church
Catholic Bishops Conference of Cuba, September 8, 2003

U.S. Bishops Express Solidarity with Cuba
Bishop Joseph A. Fiorenza, November 14, 2001

Statement on Debt Relief and Sanctions Against Cuba
Cardinal Bernard Law, November 2, 2000

Letter to Senate Conferees on Agriculture Appropriations and Ending Sanctions
Cardinal Bernard Law, September 27, 2000

Statement on the Economic Embargo Against Cuba
Cardinal Bernard Law, July 12, 2000

Letter to Rules Committee on Embargo
Cardinal Bernard Law, May 12, 2000

Letter on Cuba Sanctions
Cardinal Bernard Law, May 8, 2000

Prior to 1996

Letter to Cuban Interest Section on Arrest of Orson Vila
Mr. Robert Hennemeyer, August 23, 1995

Statement on Lifting Certain Restrictions
Bishop Daniel P. Reilly, October 10, 1995

Letter to Secretary of State Christopher on Need for Dialogue
Bishop Daniel P. Reilly, August 26, 1994

Letter to Secretary Christopher on Cuban Bishops' Letter
Archbishop John R. Roach, September 28, 1993

Letter to Secretary Lawrence Eagleburger on Cuban Bishops' Statement
Archbishop John R. Roach, October 16, 1992

Letter to Cuban Interest Section Urging Clemency for Condemned Prisoners
Msgr. Robert Lynch, January 16, 1992

Letter to Cuban Interest Section on Political Prisoners
Msgr. Robert Lynch, November 8, 1989