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Pope Francis in Cuba: Minute by minute...

Follow the Pope's visit in Cuba live:


08:13.- This is the first time that the Pope will visit Cuba, with the exception of a brief lay-over of one hour on the island, while on route to Argentina, Father Federico Lombardi, Vatican spokesman, has stated

08:12.- This tour, which will see the Pope Francis visit the United States as well as Cuba, is his tenth since his inauguration as head of the Catholic Church, on March 13, 2013

08:10.- Pope Francis is travelling with an entourage that includes Cardinal Secretary of State Pietro Parolin, and Vatican “Foreign Minister” Monsignor John Gallagher

08:03.- At 10:15 local time (4:15 a.m. in Cuba), Alitalia flight AZ4000, in which Pope Francis is travelling to Havana, took off at the Fiumicino International Airport in Rome, thus beginning his visit to Cuba and the United States