(RNS) “I believe Karl Marx could have subscribed to the Sermon on the Mount,” Castro once said.
CHR Comment: Castro was also known for propagandizing his way to power. It is very difficult to discern the beliefs of such a person. Lord, have mercy. Below I’ve added a link to a USA Today story about potential new Catholic efforts in Cuba.
Source: Fidel Castro, Jesuit-influenced Marxist revolutionary | Religion News Service
Raul Castro signaled a personal change in his relations to the Catholic Church after carefully following the teaching of Pope Francis. Castro also noted that Cubans are now free to exercise their faith, noteworthy changes for an atheistic, Catholic nation.
Castro: Ready to go back to church after meeting with Pope Francis.