Pope meets with Castro, plans to visit Cuba

December 1996
Christian Century;12/04/96, Vol. 113 Issue 35, p1191
Reports on Pope John Paul II's meeting with Cuban President Fidel Castro at the Vatican on November 19, 1996. Acceptance of Castro's invitation to visit Cuba in 1997; Discussion of problems that have hindered relations between Cuba and the Catholic Church; Exchange of gifts between the Pope and Castro.


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