Source:Radio Vaticana (Holy See)
Posted: Monday, December 2, 1996
Most recent follow-up news item: January 4, 2021
It was announced that, during Fidel Castro's recent visit to the Vatican, Pope John-Paul II had asked the Cuban leader to restore Christmas as a non-working public holiday in Cuba.
Chistmas was canceled as a public holiday in Cuba in 1969, not for political of ideological reasons, but rather as part of a drive to raise the country's sugar production to 10 million tons.
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