Pope Benedict XVI looks to encourage faith in visit to Cuba

HAVANNA -- Cuba is eagerly awaiting a historic visit from the pope.

Pope Benedict XVI is scheduled to arrive in Havana Monday. There is debate over what his visit could mean for Fidel Castro.

The pope has already made political comments referring to communism similar to that of his predecessor Pope John Paul II.

In 1998 the pope asked Castro to open Cuba to the world. This time the pope will meet privately with Castro’s brother President Rual Castro.

He's believed to be much more sympathetic to the Catholic Church. This will be the country's first papal visit in 14 years.

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