HAVANA TIMES, Oct. 25 – Brazilian theologian and prolific author Frei Betto visited Fidel Castro on Saturday afternoon in Havana, in a meeting of old friends. Among his many books Frei Betto interviewed Fidel Castro for the widely published l985 work “Fidel and Religion.”
The Cuban press noted on Sunday morning that Frei Betto has been a friend of the Cuban Revolution for over thirty years. The author often attends and lectures at the annual Cuba International Book Fair that takes place each February.
Betto and Castro reportedly discussed the role of ethics and human relations in governing and the advances of the progressive social movements in Latin America. They also shared opinions on the influence of the mass media in society.