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The Latest: Pope Francis celebrates final Mass in Cuba before heading to US

  • In this photo taken on Monday, Sept. 21, 2015, Pope Francis lights a candle during his visit at the sanctuary of the Virgin of Charity of Cobre, in El Cobre, Cuba. Francis arrived in the sanctuary shortly after landing in the nearby eastern city of Santiago, his final stop in Cuba before heading to the U.S. (L'Osservatore Romano/Pool Photo via AP)

    In this photo taken on Monday, Sept. 21, 2015, Pope Francis lights a candle during his visit at the sanctuary of the Virgin of Charity of Cobre, in El Cobre, Cuba. Francis arrived in the sanctuary shortly after landing in the nearby eastern city of Santiago, his final stop in Cuba before heading to the U.S. (L'Osservatore Romano/Pool Photo via AP)  (The Associated Press)

  • In this photo taken on Monday, Sept. 21, 2015, Pope Francis prays inside the sanctuary of the Virgin of Charity of Cobre, in El Cobre, Cuba. Francis arrived in the sanctuary shortly after landing in the nearby eastern city of Santiago, his final stop in Cuba before heading to the U.S. (L'Osservatore Romano/Pool Photo via AP)

    In this photo taken on Monday, Sept. 21, 2015, Pope Francis prays inside the sanctuary of the Virgin of Charity of Cobre, in El Cobre, Cuba. Francis arrived in the sanctuary shortly after landing in the nearby eastern city of Santiago, his final stop in Cuba before heading to the U.S. (L'Osservatore Romano/Pool Photo via AP)  (The Associated Press)

  • In this photo taken on Monday, Sept. 21, 2015, Pope Francis prays inside the sanctuary of the Virgin of Charity of Cobre, in El Cobre, Cuba. Francis arrived in the sanctuary shortly after landing in the nearby eastern city of Santiago, his final stop in Cuba before heading to the U.S. (L'Osservatore Romano/Pool Photo via AP)

    In this photo taken on Monday, Sept. 21, 2015, Pope Francis prays inside the sanctuary of the Virgin of Charity of Cobre, in El Cobre, Cuba. Francis arrived in the sanctuary shortly after landing in the nearby eastern city of Santiago, his final stop in Cuba before heading to the U.S. (L'Osservatore Romano/Pool Photo via AP)  (The Associated Press)

The latest developments in Pope Francis' visit to Cuba and the United States. All times local:

8:55

Pope Francis has come to the chief shrine to Cuba's patron saint for the final Mass of his visit to the island nation before heading to the United States.

President Raul Castro received the pontiff at the basilica of the Virgin of Charity in the town of Cobre.