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Pope Francis arrives in Maputo, Mozambique on September 4.

Pope Francis arrives in Mozambique for 3-nation trip

Sep 4, 2019

Pope Francis arrived in Maputo, Mozambique on Wednesday, kicking off a Sept. 4-10 trip to sub-Saharan Africa. The pope was... Read more

Pope Francis celebrates Mass at Barthélémy Boganda Stadium, CAR on Nov. 30, 2015.

Pope to Central African Christians: Be artisans of renewal in your country

Nov 30, 2015

By Ann Schneible

During the final Mass of his first visit to Africa, Pope Francis called the Christians of the Central African Republic... Read more

Ugandan youth greeted Pope Francis with welcome signs and big smiles today during a meeting at Kampala's airport.

Pope to Ugandan youth: You are a people of martyrs

Nov 28, 2015

On his last day in Uganda, Pope Francis heard testimonies of suffering from young people and praised Ugandan’s faith, which... Read more

Pope Francis walks with Pres. Uhuru Kenyatta at the State House in Nairobi, Kenya on Nov. 26, 2015.

Pope in Kenya: Interreligious dialogue not an option, but a necessity

Nov 26, 2015

In light of recent terror attacks in Kenya and abroad, Pope Francis began the second day of his trip to... Read more