Soap bubbles fly as Pope Francis arrives for his weekly general audience in St. Peter's Square at the Vatican, Wednesday, Sept. 2, 2015.
Soap bubbles fly as Pope Francis arrives for his weekly general audience in St. Peter's Square at the Vatican, Wednesday, Sept. 2, 2015. Alessandra Tarantino AP
Soap bubbles fly as Pope Francis arrives for his weekly general audience in St. Peter's Square at the Vatican, Wednesday, Sept. 2, 2015. Alessandra Tarantino AP

Pope Francis heads to Cuba as ‘missionary of mercy’

September 12, 2015 09:25 PM

UPDATED September 12, 2015 11:16 PM

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