Archbishop Michael Peers had a quick reminder of the hardships faced everyday by Cubans when he visited the country recently for the synod of the Diocese of Cuba.
Just 24 hours before synod was due to start in Camaguey, the group was notified they would have to give up their meeting location to sugar cane harvesters. The synod moved lock, stock and barrel to Havana, several hours away, where the group had no facility for photocopying the large amounts of paper any church meeting inevitably produces.
Still, the church soldiered on and synod took place as scheduled. Perhaps most notable about the Cuba synod was a resolution expressing its "deepest …