VIEWPOINT: Pope Visits the U.S. & Cuba

Pope Francis recently wrapped up his first visit to Cuba and The United States – touring Washington DC, New York and Philadelphia. To some, the Pontiff’s visit was unquestionably successful. To others, the Pope received mixed reviews. He condemns free market principles of economics and private property rights. His style is at times inconsistent with Catholic Dogma and Doctrine. Given that his influence extends far beyond practicing Catholics, what are the long-term takeaways? We will analyze some of his state-side addresses as well as his intentions for Cuba.

Daniel Alvarez, M.A., M.T.S. Florida International University
Jose Azel, Ph.D., University of Miami
Monsignor Terence Hogan, S.L.D., St. Thomas University
Elise Miranda, D.Min. Barry University