GP1 - Marquez 1 Odalys Marquez Mrs Eberhardt AP English Language and Composition Period 4 23 September 2015 Global Perspectives Anderson Jon Lee\"Pope

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Marquez 1 Odalys Marquez Mrs. Eberhardt AP English Language and Composition, Period 4 23 September 2015 Global Perspectives Anderson, Jon Lee. "Pope Francis in Cuba." The New Yorker . The New Yorker, 22 Sept. 2015. Web. 23 Sept. 2015. Jon Lee Anderson suggests that even though there are faithful Catholics in Cuba, much of the current official Cuban–Vatican love affair has to do with Pope Francis’ role as a goodwill ambassador in reconciliation efforts between the U.S. and Cuba, but the older Cuban Communists disapprove of the fulsome treatment Pope Francis is receiving. There have been three papal visits since 1998, but it hasn’t made a difference in Cuba because the Communist Party didn’t allow any other institutions. This might explain why when it rained on the day Pope Francis arrived, a non-Catholic man said, “The Pope has already brought us something good.” He pointedly did not say, as many Catholics might, that the rain represented “a miracle.” Cuba’s current leader, Raul Castro, has embraced change without reconciling the
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