‘Hands off Africa,’ Pope Francis tells the rich world

‘Hands off Africa,’ Pope Francis tells the rich world

Pope begins trip to DR Congo and South Sudan François meets the victims of the war in the Congo Trip postponed from July due to Pope’s knee disease KINSHASA, Jan 31 (Reuters) – Pope Francis denounced the “poison of greed” driving conflict in Africa as he began a visit to the Democratic Republic of Congo … Read more

Pope Francis will visit two fragile African nations

Pope Francis will visit two fragile African nations

VATICAN CITY, Jan 29 (Reuters) – Pope Francis on Tuesday begins a trip to two fragile African countries often forgotten by the world, where protracted conflicts have left millions of refugees and displaced people struggling with hunger. The January 31-February 5 visit to the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) and South Sudan takes the 86-year-old … Read more