The excellent Carlos Eire translates, annotates, and interprets a report on Raul Castro’s meeting with his new BFF, Pope Francis,
King Raul : “If the pope stays on the same path, I might join the Catholic Church!”
King Raul and the Holy Father exchanged gifts during this “cordial” visit. The tyrant gave the pope a rare medal commemorating the 200th anniversary of Havana’s cathedral — of which only 25 exist.
The tyrant responsible for driving 20 percent of his subjects into exile also had the audacity to give the pope a contemporary painting by an unnamed Cuban artist that depicts a kneeling migrant praying on a beach, at the foot of a cross made from boats.
Read the whole thing.
Is Francis granting a private audience to the Ladies in White when he goes to Cuba next September?