Cuba declares Good Friday a holiday
March 19, 2013
For the second year in a row, Cuba has declared Good Friday a national holiday.
“The leadership of the country has approved a pause in work activities on Friday, March 29,” a Communist newspaper announced.
“We are very happy to learn that both Catholics and members of the public sympathetic to the Church will be able to participate more freely in the various celebrations,” said the executive secretary of the bishops’ conference.
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