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Pope Francis first hit out hard against “the dreadful injustice of urban exclusion” when he visited the one of the city’s many slums and, an hour later at a rally with young people, he slammed corruption and tribalism.

Pope Francis said he hopes this important international gathering "will achieve a global and transformational" agreement on lessening the impact of climate change, fighting poverty and ensuring respect for human dignity.

Pope Francis celebrated his first mass in Africa today in a truly festive atmosphere, marked by the sound of drums, the singing of ten choirs, the ululating of women, and the rhythmic movement of t

Today Pope Francis received an enthusiastic welcome in Nairobi when he stepped for the first time on African soil.

Own good fortune seems to have made us not generous and confident but anxious and apprehensive.

Paschal Mwijage, S.J., introduces the Jesuit run parish Pope Francis will visit in Kangemi, Kenya

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Camillian Father Bernard Kinvi directs the hospital at the Catholic mission in Bossemptele, northwestern Central African Republic. When brutal sectarian violence erupted in the country in 2013, Father Kinvi saved the lives of hundreds of besieged Muslims, whom he gathered from their homes and sheltered in the Catholic church.


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