Cuban President Raul Castro meeting with Pope Benedict XVI during the papal visit to Havana. Cubans greeted the pontiff and a mass was held., a photo by Pan-African News Wire File Photos on Flickr.
Havana. March 28, 2012
Raúl receives His Holiness
Army General Raúl Castro Ruz, President of the Councils of Ministers and State received, on the afternoon of Tuesday March 27, His Holiness Benedict XVI, Supreme Pontiff of the Catholic Church and the Vatican City’s head of state, who is making a pastoral visit to Cuba.
During the private meeting, His Holiness and the Cuban President discussed the expanding and longstanding relations between Cuba and the Holy See.