The cry of the poor: Pope may criticize U.S. embargo of Cuba

Nancy Phelan Wiechec | Catholic News Service
VATICAN CITY -- The Catholic Church's position on the U.S. economic embargo of Cuba is "no mystery," the Vatican spokesman said, and there's a good chance Pope Benedict XVI will publicly criticize the embargo when he visits Cuba. At the same time, Pope Benedict also will call for greater freedoms -- particularly religious freedom -- and respect for other human rights during his stay in Cuba March 26-28.

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