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Pictures of North Korean parishes displayed inside Myongdong Cathedral in Seoul (CNS photo/courtesy Archdiocese of Seoul)

The Korean peninsula is one of the regions in the world ‘that most need the mercy of God’, says Seoul cardinal

Fr Michael Perry, minister general of the Franciscan order, disclosed the financial issues last year (CNS)

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A Catholic sister and a Maasai woman arrive just after dawn in the rain and mud to attend the Mass celebrated by Pope Francis (Photo: AP)

Pope asks faithful to ‘resist practices which foster arrogance in men, hurt or demean women, and threaten the life of the unborn’

Pope Francis (AP)

Pope Francis is celebrating at Mass at Nairobi University

The BHA said that the RE syllabus was too narrow  (Laraine Weschler/Republican-American via AP)

The British Humanist Association has launched a successful legal case against the education secretary regarding Religious Studies in schools

Pope Francis at the airport in Nairobi, Kenya (AP)

Pope Francis is visiting Nairobi’s State House

Pope Francis speaks during a meeting with Kenyan President Uhuru Kenyatta at the State House in Nairobi (CNS)

During flight, Francis confirmed he will visit four cities, including Ciudad Juarez, when he visits Mexico in February

Pope Francis greets traditional dancers on his arrival at the airport in Nairobi (AP)

Pope Francis has arrived in Kenya at the start of his papal visit to Africa

Archbishop Gabriele Caccia, center, visits a hospitalised victim of the twin suicide bombings in Beirut  (CNS photo/courtesy Mission of Life, Lebanon)

Forty-six people died in last week’s suicide bombings

Pope Francis is filmed as he greets journalists on board the flight to Nairobi, Kenya (AP)

As it happened: Pope Francis arrives in Kenya

Live coverage of the Pope’s arrival in Nairobi at the start of his papal visit to Africa