Bruno Rodriguez: Cuba Will Listen with Respect to Pope
HAVANA, Cuba, Mar 23 (acn)
“Cuba will listen with respect to His Holiness,” Cuban
Foreign Minister Bruno Rodriguez Parrilla told reporters
attending the inauguration on Friday at Havana’s National
Hotel of the official press centers set up for journalists
covering Pope Benedict XVI’s upcoming visit to the Caribbean
added that the Pope will find in Cuba a noble and
hard-working people, proud of their history and their
“We consider the exchange of ideas to be useful. Our people
deep convictions over the course of our history. We have a
social project, genuinely chosen, which is constantly
Rodriguez Parrilla pointed out.
Almost 800 journalists from 33 countries will cover the
upcoming visit to
Cuba of Pope Benedict XVI, who is scheduled to arrive in the
of Santiago de Cuba on Monday, March 26.
The press centers will be located at the Melia Santiago
Hotel, in Santiago
de Cuba, and at the National Hotel’s Salón 1930 in Havana.
The director of the Havana-based International Press Center,
Machin, said on Friday at Havana’s National Hotel that 797
from 295 media outlets will be reporting on the Pope’s
three-day stay in
the Caribbean nation.