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Honour your martyrs by putting faith into action, Pope tells Ugandans

Pope Francis at the Anglican martyrs' shrine at Namugongo (CNS)

Francis celebrated Mass at Namugongo to mark the 50th anniversary canonisations of the Catholic martyrs

Pope Francis is undertaking a six-day trip to Africa (AP)

Live: Pope says farewell to Uganda

Holy Father expected to depart for the Central African Republic

Pope Francis at the Anglican martyrs' shrine at Namugongo (CNS)

Honour your martyrs by putting faith into action, Pope tells Ugandans

Francis celebrated Mass at Namugongo to mark the 50th anniversary canonisations of the Catholic martyrs

Pope Francis (PA)

As it happened: Pope Francis celebrates Mass for the Martyrs of Uganda

Francis is visting the Catholic Shrine of Namugongo

A Ugandan woman waits for a taxi next to signs welcoming Pope Francis (AP)

As it happened: Pope Francis visits Munyonyo Martyrs’ Shrine

The shrine on the northern shores of Lake Victoria is dedicated to the Ugandan Martyrs

Ugandan President Yoweri Museveni (AP Photo/Eugene Hoshiko)

As it happened: Pope Francis visits Uganda’s president

Francis pays a courtesy visit to the state house in Entebbe

Pope Francis pictured arriving at the airport in Nairobi, Kenya, on Wednesday (Photo: AP)

As it happened: Pope Francis lands in Uganda

The Pope is arriving at Entebbe International Airport

The papal plane with the flags of the Vatican, right, and Kenya (Photo: AP)

As it happened: Pope’s farewell ceremony in Kenya

Pope Francis is to depart for Entebbe in Uganda for the second leg of his Africa trip

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Pope Francis waves as he arrives for a meeting with youths at Kasarani Stadium, in Nairobi (AP photo)

Pope tells young Kenyans: corruption will destroy your heart. Don’t develop a taste for it

At Kasarani stadium Francis says corruption is like sugar – easy to enjoy, but ultimately harmful

Pope Tawadros II is attending a funeral in Jerusalem (AP)

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Pope Francis waves to local residents as he drives to St Joseph The Worker Catholic Church in the Kangemi slum of Nairobi, Kenya (Photo: AP)

Denying people water is ‘a great injustice’, says Pope at Nairobi slum

Pope Francis denounced the conditions slum-dwellers are forced to live in

Pope Francis is accompanied by Cardinal John Njue, archbishop of Nairobi, as he arrives for a meeting with priests, religious and seminarians on the sports field of St Mary's School in Nairobi (Photo: CNS)

Francis tells Kenya’s priests: without prayer a person becomes as ugly as a ‘dried fig’

The Pope, speaking off the cuff, suggests his audience might think him a ‘rude pope’

Pope Francis in Africa (AP Photo/Andrew Medichini)

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