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Santorum Puts New Spotlight On Opus Dei

Recent reports highlight GOP presidential hopeful Rick Santorum's connections with the Catholic group Opus Dei. Critics say the group has an extreme agenda, others say it simply has a strong mission. Guest host Jacki Lyden takes a look at the group's influence on American political culture with John Allen, author of the 2005 book Opus Dei.
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Pope Meets Fidel Castro, Wraps Up Visit To Cuba

In the last public event of his three-day visit to the island, Pope Benedict XVI called on Cuba, and the world, to change and choose a path of "love, reconciliation and brotherhood." Benedict met with Fidel Castro before departing the island — but did not meet with dissidents.
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Are Muslims Treated As Outsiders In Their Own Country?

This election season, presidential candidates have been putting the word "Muslim" back into the national consciousness. So Tell Me More wanted to ask, "What does it mean to be Muslim in America?" Guest host Jacki Lyden puts this question to a prominent Muslim American and a scholar on Muslim assimilation.
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Pope To Officiate Open-Air Mass In Cuban Capital

Pope Benedict is in Cuba's capital Havana for Wednesday's morning's open-air mass that is expected to attract huge crowds. On Tuesday, the pope made a pilgrimage to the country's most revered place: the Basilica of the Virgin of Charity.
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Visiting Cuba, Pope Hopes To Renew Vatican Ties

Pope Benedict continues his Latin American trip by visiting Cuba. He'll celebrate the 400th anniversary of the appearance of the Virgin of Charity and meet with President Raul Castro. Guest host Jacki Lyden talks with Washington Post reporter Nick Miroff, who is in Cuba, about the Pope's efforts to improve relations in the communist country.
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Pope To Meet With Cuban President Raul Castro

Pope Benedict is in Cuba, Latin America's least Catholic country. He arrived Monday in Santiago, where Cuba's revolution began in 1953. He urged Cubans to seek unity and overcome their divisions, but his message wasn't especially political.

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