NAIROBI, Kenya — Pope Francis began his trip to Africa in Kenya, where he praised the “young and vibrant nation” and encouraged Kenyans to continue working for peace in their country.
“Experience shows that violence, conflict and terrorism feed on fear, mistrust and the despair born of poverty and frustration,” Pope Francis said Nov. 25 during his first public address in Kenya.
His arrival in the capital of Nairobi marks the first part of his Nov. 25-30 visit to Kenya, Uganda and Central African Republic.
The Pope greeted President Uhuru Kenyatta, government leaders and members of the diplomatic corps who received him at Nairobi’s State House.
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