Pope meets Fidel in Havana

Pope Benedict has met with Cuban revolutionary icon Fidel Castro after saying mass in Havana before addressing a 600,000-strong crowd.

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Pope meets Fidel Castro

Pope Benedict has met with Cuban revolutionary icon Fidel Castro after saying mass in Havana, the Vatican has said.

The meeting comes towards the close of the pope's three-day visit to the Communist-run island, during which the pontiff has called for greater freedoms, and a bigger role for the Roman Catholic Church in Cuban society.

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