Archbishop Claudio Maria Celli

The president of the Pontifical Council for Social Communications will visit Cuba next month and address the plenary assembly of the nation’s episcopal conference.

The office of the media council confirmed to ZENIT that Archbishop Claudio Maria Celli will visit the island nation Nov. 4-8. He had been invited by the bishops’ conference in Cuba.

In addition to addressing the plenary assembly of bishops, the archbishop will also visit the St. Carlos and St. Ambrose Seminary and speak at an assembly of the National Commission of Social Communication of Cuba’s bishops’ conference.

On Nov. 6, Archbishop Celli will give a public address titled “The Church, Communication and the Digital Age” at the Church of St. Catherine of Sienna in Havana.

VATICAN CITY, OCT. 27, 2009 (