Pope Pops Into Cuba On Way To USA

Untitled-2Pope Francis, who played a key role in the diplomatic thaw between Washington and Havana, will visit Cuba in September ahead of a scheduled visit to the US, the Vatican confirmed on Wednesday.

The Vatican spokesman, the Rev Federico Lombardi, said in a statement: “I am able to confirm that the Holy Father Francis, having received and accepted the invitation from the civil authorities and bishops of Cuba, has decided to pay a visit to the island before his arrival in the United States for the trip announced some time ago. He is very excited about the trip and has started packing his suitcase already.”

Comments are closed.