Latin Pulse: 3.30.2012

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.

In-Depth Interviews:
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

(To download or stream this podcast, click here.)

(The program is 30 minutes in length and the file size is 28 MB.)

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