(-ONLY VIDEO-) Cuba has a new ambassador to the Holy See. On Monday morning, Pope Francis welcomed Rodney Alejandro López Clemente, to the Vatican's Apostolic Palace.
Lopez-Clemente has decades of diplomatic experience. He has served in India, Afghanistan, Romania, Germany, Italy and the United Nations.
As a gift the ambassador gave the Pope a handmade nativity scene. In return Pope Francis gave the ambassador and his entourage a medal of his pontificate.