Pope begins travel to Mexico and Cuba
He was taken by helicopter to Rome?s Fiumicino airport, where boarded a flight that took off at 9 30 this morning for a 14 hour flight. ;It was just over three months ago, on December 12th, that the Pope announced he would visit both Mexico and Cuba for an apostolic visit. In each country, he?s expected to be welcomed by hundreds of thousands of people. ; ;In Mexico, the Pope?s expected to address country?s rise in violence. While in Cuba, he?s expected to talk about human rights and of course, ;religious freedom. ;Reporting from the Vatican, KLH.