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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

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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