Pope Francis to meet Fidel Castro during visit to Cuba

(AGI) Vatican City, Sept 15 - Pope Francis and Fidel Castro areto meet in Cuba, said Holy See spokesperson, Father FedericoLombardi. The leader of the Cuban revolution welcomed Pope JohnPaul II in January 1998, and in 2012 he visited Pope BenedictXVI in the Nuncio's residence. "Il Sismografo", a website onVatican news, said: "The upcoming meeting might take place inthe same venue or in another town on the island, as PopeFrancis will stay in Havana only on Saturday 19th and Sunday20th Sept. At the moment, no official news has been releasedand it

(AGI) Vatican City, Sept 15 - Pope Francis and Fidel Castro areto meet in Cuba, said Holy See spokesperson, Father FedericoLombardi. The leader of the Cuban revolution welcomed Pope JohnPaul II in January 1998, and in 2012 he visited Pope BenedictXVI in the Nuncio's residence. "Il Sismografo", a website onVatican news, said: "The upcoming meeting might take place inthe same venue or in another town on the island, as PopeFrancis will stay in Havana only on Saturday 19th and Sunday20th Sept. At the moment, no official news has been releasedand it will all depend on the health of the former Cubanleader.". .