Pope Francis meets Fidel Castro in Cuba
Originanlly posted at brisbanetimes.com.au
Havana: Pope Francis met Fidel Castro on Sunday at the Cuban revolutionary leader’s home in Havana, after an outdoor mass attended by tens of thousands of people in the capital.
The two men held a “friendly and informal conversation” for about 40 minutes, Vatican spokesman Reverend Federico Lombardi said.
They also exchanged gifts. Fidel Castro gave the Pope a copy of Fidel and Religion, a book based on conversations ...