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Pope Benedict XVI is greeted by children during his visit to the sanctuary of the Virgin of Charity of Cobre, Cuba's patron saint, in the little town of El Cobre, outside of Santiago, on Tuesday. Benedict is on the second day of his Cuban tour. (Associated Press)

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Pope Benedict XVI waves after praying before the Virgin of Charity of Cobre, Cuba’s patron saint, in Santiago de Cuba, Cuba, on March 27, 2012, the second day of the pontiff's three-day Cuban tour. (Associated Press)

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Pope Benedict XVI walks by the Virgen of the Chariry of Cobre before conducting a Mass at Revolution Square in Santiago de Cuba, Cuba, on March 26, 2012. The pope is in Cuba for a three-day visit. (Associated Press)

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Pope Benedict XVI presides over a Mass at Revolution Square in Santiago de Cuba, Cuba, on March 26, 2012. The pope is in Cuba for a three-day visit. (Associated Press)

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Pope Benedict XVI (right) celebrates a Mass at Revolution Square in Santiago de Cuba, Cuba, on March 26, 2012. The pope is in Cuba for a three-day visit. (Associated Press)

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Pope Benedict XVI waves to faithful from his popemobile as he arrives at Revolution Square to conduct a Mass in Santiago de Cuba, Cuba, on March 26, 2012. The pope is in Cuba for a three-day visit. (Associated Press)

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Pope Benedict XVI waves to faithful from his popemobile as he arrives at Revolution Square to conduct a Mass in Santiago de Cuba, Cuba, on March 26, 2012. The pope is in Cuba for a three-day visit. (Associated Press)

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Cuban-American Nestor Machado, who left Cuba 52 years ago, takes pictures outside the Virgin of Charity of Cobre Catholic church in El Cobre near Santiago de Cuba, Cuba, on March 26, 2012. More than 300 Cuban-Americans and other pilgrims have arrived in Cuba for Pope Benedict XVI's visit on a trip led by Miami Archbishop Thomas Wenski. (Associated Press)

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Pope Benedict XVI waves from the popemobile in Santiago de Cuba, Cuba, on March 26, 2012. The pope is in Cuba for a three-day visit. (Associated Press)

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A woman covers her face from the sun with an image of Pope Benedict XVI while waiting March 26, 2012, with others for the pope's arrival at the Antonio Maceo Revolution Square, where he celebrated Mass in Santiago de Cuba, Cuba. (Associated Press)

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With a billboard showing Cuba's leader Fidel Castro in the background, Pope Benedict XVI arrives aboard the popemobile in Revolution Square to celebrate a Mass in Santiago de Cuba, Cuba, on March 26, 2012. The pope is in Cuba for a three-day visit. (Associated Press)

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Pope Benedict XVI waves from the popemobile in Santiago de Cuba, Cuba, on March 26, 2012. The pope is in Cuba for a three-day visit. (Associated Press)

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People, among them a man waving a Cuban flag, wait March, 26, 2012, for the arrival of Pope Benedict XVI at the Antonio Maceo Revolution Square in Santiago de Cuba, Cuba, where he will celebrate Mass. (Associated Press)

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Pope Benedict XVI arrives in Santiago de Cuba, Cuba, on March 26, 2012. The pope is in Cuba for a three-day visit. (Associated Press)

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The Virgin of Charity of Cobre, among the most powerful Catholic icons in the world, helped bring Pope Benedict XVI to Cuba, where he will celebrate Masses in Santiago and Havana. (Associated Press)

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Pope Benedict XVI waves at flag-waving crowds from the popemobile as he is driven through the streets of Santiago, Cuba, after his arrival Monday. The government assisted with the turnout by adding special transportation and giving workers a paid day off. (Associated Press)

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Pope Benedict XVI waves March 23, 2012, as he boards a plane at Rome's Fiumicino Airport to begin a six-day visit to Mexico and Cuba. (Associated Press)

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In this March 2, 2012 photo, a woman smokes a cigar at the annual cigar festival gala dinner in Havana, Cuba. A number of state-owned restaurants in Havana's picturesque colonial quarter have quietly gone smoke-free in recent weeks as authorities finally implement a 2005 measure that has been almost universally flouted until now. (AP Photo/Franklin Reyes)

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A vendor sells small statues of Cuba's patron saint, La Virgen de la Caridad del Cobre (Our Lady of Charity), during a Santeria ceremony at the annual Caribbean Festival in Loma del Cimarron. (Associated Press)

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In this June 27, 2006, file photo, reviewed by the U.S. Department of Defense, U.S. military guards walk within the Camp Delta military-run prison at the Guantanamo Bay U.S. Naval Base in Cuba. (AP Photo/Brennan Linsley) ** FILE **