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

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

Ugandan President Yoweri Museveni (AP Photo/Eugene Hoshiko)

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)

The Pope is arriving at Entebbe International Airport

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

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

Damascus, 2015. Syria approaches its fifth Christmas at war  (Kyodo)

Christians face exile or ‘living under the shadow of Islam’, says Damascus cleric

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

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

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Francis gives a personal testimony to young Kenyans

Pope Francis takes notes as he listens to a speech during a meeting with clergy, religious men and women and seminarians at the sports field of St Mary's School. Afterwards he left to give a speech at the headquarters of the UN in Nairobi (AP photo)

Francis was speaking at the African headquarters of the UN in Nairobi

Children dance as Pope Francis, figure beneath the crucifix in the background, celebrates a Mass at the campus of the University of Nairobi, Kenya (Photo: AP)

The Pope gave a talk to UN officials

Pope Francis arrives to celebrate a Mass on the campus of the University of Nairobi, Kenya (Photo: AP)

Meeting was held at the sports field of St Mary’s school in Nairobi