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'Happy' about warming of U.S.-Cuba relations, pope praises diplomacy

VATICAN CITY (CNS) -- Pope Francis expressed his joy over the historic turning point in U.S.-Cuba relations as the two countries agreed to restore diplomatic ties after half a century. "Today we are happy because we have seen how two peoples who were distanced for so many years took a step toward each other yesterday," he told a group of new ambassadors.

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