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Pope's Reconciliation Message Inspires Cuban Exiles in US

When John Paul II became the first pope to visit Cuba in 1998, Miami's large Cuban exile population recoiled at the prospect of the pontiff giving his blessing to the island's communist leaders. Now, 17 years later, there is barely a whiff of protest from Miami Cubans as Pope Francis prepares to make the third papal trip to the island. Instead, a mood of curiosity surrounds his Sept. 19-22 visit. Cubans in Miami are eager to see how Francis will handle the authorities on the...

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