Before Pope Francis’s triumphant visit to the USA last month came a historic visit to Cuba. That leg of the trip included a private meeting between the Pope and retired leader Fidel Castro. Francis and Fidel exchanged books as gifts at that meeting, and the books that the Pope offered were noteworthy. Indeed, at least one of them surely evoked a strong response in Castro’s heart — exactly what kind of response, we’ll never know.
Here’s my new article from Our Sunday Visitor about the books Francis gave Fidel.