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Pope Francis arrives in the Plaza de la Revolution to hold a Mass in the square on Sept. 21, 2015 in Holguin, Cuba. (Joe Raedle/Getty Images)
Pope Francis arrives in the Plaza de la Revolution to hold a Mass in the square on Sept. 21, 2015 in Holguin, Cuba. (Joe Raedle/Getty Images)
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Pope Francis leaves Havana Monday for the town of Holguin, where he will conduct Mass before traveling to Santiago de Cuba to meet with bishops at the Seminary San Basilo Magno.

Thus far, the papal visit to the island country seems to be going well and while the pope has refrained from any direct criticisms of the government, several dissidents are trying to read between the lines.

Here & Now's Robin Young speaks with Carrie Kahn of NPR for an in-depth look.

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This segment aired on September 21, 2015.

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