Raul Castro attended third Mass of Pope Francis in Cuba
Cuban President Raul Castro attended the third Mass officiated by Pope Francis in Cuba, after the ones held in Havana and Holguin, this time at the Shrine of Our Lady of Charity, in the Santiago de Cuba´s town of El Cobre.
His Holiness arrived on Monday´s afternoon to El Cobre, in the third leg of his papal visit to Cuba, that end up today at noon.
Upon his arrival, Francis kissed and shared with children, elders and handicapped people at the entrance of the Shrine, as he has done in all previous places he visited.
Last night he prayed to the Cuban Patroness and offered her a silver flower vase.
After Mass, the Pope traveled to Santiago de Cuba city, which he blessed from the Cathedral before departing for the United States.