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Tuesday, February 10, 1998 Published at 19:49 GMT



Special Report
image: [ Pope John Paul arrives on Wednesday at Jose Marti airport ]
Pope John Paul arrives on Wednesday at Jose Marti airport
The Pope's historic tour of Cuba

Pope John Paul II has a packed schedule for his trip to Cuba this week.
image: [ Pope John Paul II wants to bring Cubans back into the fold ]
Pope John Paul II wants to bring Cubans back into the fold
Cuba's second coming?
After years of secular education, Cuba is no longer a profoundly Catholic country. Indeed, one of the most frequent questions young Cubans ask is: Who is the pope?
image: [ Once the nemesis of the Church, Fidel Castro wants to warm relations ]
Once the nemesis of the Church, Fidel Castro wants to warm relations
Cuba visit elicits great expectations
The world will watch Pope John Paul II's first visit to Cuba with fascination. But analysts say that for ordinary Cubans it is unlikely to bring great change.
Miami's Cubans protest about Pope's visit
Much of the most intense debate over the Pope's visit to Cuba is not raging in Havana, but in Miami, Florida.






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