Pope arrives in Havana to start historic trip after aiding Cuba-U.S. reconciliation

September 19, 2015 11:29 PM

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Francis addressed enthusiastic crowds, congratulating the countries on their resumption of diplomatic ties.

HAVANA—Pope Francis urged the Cuban and U.S. governments to push ahead on their newly forged path toward normal relations, saying they should “develop all its possibilities” as he arrived Saturday on the first leg of a trip to the Cold War foes that papal diplomacy helped bring together.

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