March 20, 2012

Can the Pope Bring Hope to Cubans?

Washington Post, Washington Post

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How is Cuba preparing for the visit next week of Pope Benedict XVI? By rounding up dissidents, of course.

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TAGGED: Catholic Church, Pope Benedict, Cuba, Roman Catholic Church, Pope Benedict XVI


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