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Pope 'could reinforce' church in state-atheist Cuba

The Pope is to visit Cuba after ending his stay in Mexico by giving an outdoor mass to an estimated 300,000 people.

His visit to Communist Cuba is being seen as a chance for the church to revive the flagging faith of the people - and perhaps to increase its influence as an institution.

The BBC's Sarah Rainsford reports from Santiago.

  • 26 Mar 2012
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