Cubans Have Mixed Opinions on Impact of Visit by Pope Francis

September 19, 2015 5:25 PM

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Cubans Have Mixed Opinions on Impact of Visit by Pope Francis

HAVANA — In the orange wash of candlelight, the group gathered Friday evening in the courtyard of the Havana Cathedral, an uncommon meeting for an uncommon day: a couple of hundred young Catholics in a country with few people their age or of their faith.

They prayed, sang and embraced in the shadows of the church, stationed at the center of a secular country. A nun implored those gathered to let the love and mercy of God change their lives, as the image of Pope Francis was projected on the facade of the building.

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