A billboard with an image of Pope John Paul II and a message that reads in Spanish; "Here is where the church Pope John Paul II is being built, "stands next to a wooden cross on a field, on the outskirts of Havana, Cuba, Wednesday, Aug. 19, 2015. Cubans have begun preparations to welcome Pope Francisco in September.
A billboard with an image of Pope John Paul II and a message that reads in Spanish; "Here is where the church Pope John Paul II is being built, "stands next to a wooden cross on a field, on the outskirts of Havana, Cuba, Wednesday, Aug. 19, 2015. Cubans have begun preparations to welcome Pope Francisco in September. Ramon Espinosa AP
A billboard with an image of Pope John Paul II and a message that reads in Spanish; "Here is where the church Pope John Paul II is being built, "stands next to a wooden cross on a field, on the outskirts of Havana, Cuba, Wednesday, Aug. 19, 2015. Cubans have begun preparations to welcome Pope Francisco in September. Ramon Espinosa AP

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