President Barack Obama, together with First Lady Michelle Obama and their children, walked through the streets of Old Havana Sunday as part of a historic three-day trip to Cuba. The Obama family visited the Havana Cathedral, where they are expected to meet with Cardinal Ortega, the Latin Rite Archbishop of the Archdiocese of Havana and a Cardinal of the Catholic Church. The Catholic Church helped facilitate the talks to led to the December 2014 announcement that the two countries would reestablish diplomatic relations. President Obama landed at Havana's Jose Marti International Airport earlier on Sunday marking the first visit by a sitting president in 88 years.
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