Many of the people killed were refugees sheltering at the Cathedral of the Sacred Heart in Alindao.
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Pope Francis celebrated Sunday Mass, calling for conversion, after opening the doors of the cathedral of Bangui in the war-torn country for the Year of Mercy.
The greeting comes just ahead of Pope Francis’ Nov. 25-30 visit to Kenya, Uganda and Central African Republic.
Worldly logic is rooted on 'ambition and competition,' he said, and 'fights with weapons of fear, blackmail and manipulation of conscience.'
The last pope to visit CAR was St. John Paul II in 1985, as part of a larger trip to Togo, the Ivory Coast, Cameroon, Zaire and Kenya.
Father Herman-Joseph Kalungi said Oct. 30 most Ugandans think ‘the best approach in the fight against AIDS is that of abstinence and fidelity.’
The Holy Father is entering an active war zone to open the holy door in the capital of Bangui for the Year of Mercy.
‘Only love can destroy the walls of hatred,’ Camillian Father Bernard Kinvi says amid the deadly conflict in the Central African Republic, which Pope Francis will visit next month.