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Stephen Schneck, director of the Institute for Policy Research & Catholic Studies and associate professor of politics, was quoted in an April 22 Washington Post article about Pope Francis’s plans to visit Cuba later this year.

Why Pope Francis will visit Cuba on his way to the U.S.

From: The Washington Post
Date: April 22, 2015
Author: Sarah Pulliam Bailey

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It will be strategic for the pope to visit Cuba first before he heads to the United States, said Stephen Schneck, director of the Institute for Policy Research and Catholic Studies at the Catholic University of America.

“The relationship between the Catholic Church and government has had its ups and downs over the years,” Schneck said. “There’s a bit of Latin American solidarity going on in how the Cuban government has warmed to this pontiff.”

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