Cuba Television to Broadcast Pope Francis Message to the Cuban People

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Cuban television information system will broadcast this September 17th a message sent by Pope Francis to the Cuban people, on occasion of his upcoming visit to the island, it was officially informed.

The message will be transmitted at 20:30 local time as part of the broad information so far released in the country about the apostolic visit that His Holiness will pay to Cuba, September 19 to 22.

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During his stay, Pope Francis will hold masses in the cities of Havana, Holguin, and Santiago de Cuba, and will pay a courtesy visit to President Raul Castro, among other activities.

Yesterday, Cuban Foreign Minister Bruno Rodríguez said in a press conference that this visit will be “a significant event for our people, our culture, and the Cuban nation”.

 

Taken from Granma, and translated by Escambray.

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