Only about 3% of the population of Cyprus is Catholic.
But the small community received a big boost last weekend when Pope Benedict XVI became the first Pope to visit the Mediterranean island.
This week in the Vatican Report, Catholic News Service's Cindy Wooden and John Thavis highlight the Holy Father's visit to Cyprus.
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