After the visit of Pope Benedict XVI to Latin America, Latin Pulse devotes most of this program to examining the aftermath of his trip. The program includes a review of the pope's various preachings in relation to the politics and societal progress of the region. The discussion included specific discussion of the Catholic Church's role in a time of crisis in Mexico during the Drug War, a debate over the pope's critique of Cuban political and economic policy, and the controversy surrounding how the pope dealt with Cuban dissidents.
Richard Coll of the U.S. Conference of Catholic Bishops, and
Geoff Thale of the Washington Office on Latin America (WOLA).
Executive Producer: Rick Rockwell
Associate Producer: Vanessa Haces Gonzatti
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(The program is 30 minutes in length and the file size is 28 MB.)
Pope Benedict XVI