How Cuba Went From Abolishing Christmas To Meeting Popes
Raul Castro's meeting with the pope is the latest sign that the country's relationship with the Vatican has strengthened over the years.By Sebastian Martinez | May 10, 2015
Cuban leader Raul Castro visited the pope on Sunday to thank him for his help in sorting out U.S.-Cuba relations.
And while it might seem weird for the pope to be publicly meeting with the leader of a regime that 46 years ago abolished Christmas, it's just part of a process started more than 20 years ago. (Video via Rome Reports)
Cuba has had a, well, complicated relationship with Catholicism since the revolution in the 1950s brought the Castros to power. (Video via History Channel)