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Lessons from Cuba on What to Expect from Pope Francis in the U.S.

posted on September 22, 2015

John L. Allen Jr. of Crux writes on what Pope Francis’ trip to Cuba signals for his time in the United States, which begins today. Allen highlights the importance of unscripted moments, not just big speeches, and does not expect the pope to shy away from political rhetoric. Allen writes, “Anyone interested in possible political fallout from the visit thus needs a word to the wise: Don’t stop paying attention after he leaves the halls of Congress, because that’s hardly the only setting in which this politically savvy pope is capable to making a point.”

Read at Crux