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Pope arrives in Cuba on mission to renew the faith

 A woman walks past a sign welcoming Pope Benedict XVI to Cuba in Havana, Cuba, early Monday March 26, 2012.  Pope Benedict XVI arrives to Cuba on Mon...
 Images of Pope Benedict XVI, by the French-Italian artist Gaspare Di Caro, are projected on the facade of the cathedral in Havana, Cuba, Sunday March...
 A man rides his bike along the road that connects Havana to the airport where a sign stands welcoming Pope Benedict XVI to Cuba in Havana, Cuba, earl...

Cuba Pope

A woman walks past a sign welcoming Pope Benedict XVI to Cuba in Havana, Cuba, early Monday March 26, 2012. Pope Benedict XVI arrives to Cuba on Mon...

APTOPIX Cuba Pope

Images of Pope Benedict XVI, by the French-Italian artist Gaspare Di Caro, are projected on the facade of the cathedral in Havana, Cuba, Sunday March...

Cuba Pope

A man rides his bike along the road that connects Havana to the airport where a sign stands welcoming Pope Benedict XVI to Cuba in Havana, Cuba, earl...

Pope Benedict XVI has touched down in Cuba 14 years after John Paul II's historic visit, on a mission to renew the faith in Latin America's least Catholic country.
Cuban President Raul Castro is greeting Benedict at the airport, just days after Benedict declared the island's Marxist system outdated.
The pontiff will rally tens of thousands of believers later Monday at a huge outdoor Mass in this colonial city's main square. Workers there have put up a large, blue-and-white stage crowned by graceful arches in the shape of a papal miter.
Fewer than 10 percent of Cubans are practicing Catholics.