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Pope, Xi visits: Signs of changing times for US

Perhaps the time has come for Republicans to stop bashing Latinos and Chinese
Thursday, October 1, 2015 - 05:50

Pope Francis was greeted by large crowds when he visited the US. Attitudes towards Catholics changed in the US as the Catholic Church there went through a gradual process of Americanisation, and Irish, Italian and Polish immigrants assimilated into American society.

SOMEONE has posted on the Internet a prediction that Cuban leader Fidel Castro supposedly made in 1973, that "the US will come to talk to us when they have a black president and the world has a Latin American Pope" (http

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