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Detainees are seen inside the Camp 6 detention facility in 2009 at Guantanamo Bay (CNS)

The Ghana Bishops’ Conference urged the government to “send these men back to wherever they came from”

Pope Francis (AP Photo/Julio Cortez)

Pope Francis discussed migration, terrorism and mercy during his annual address to diplomats

Sister Sandra Amado, a Comboni sister from Brazil, teaches a class in 2012 at a teacher training institute in Yambio, South Sudan (CNS)

South Sudan bishop condemns attack on nuns

Five armed men assaulted and threatened religious sisters at a teacher training college

Pope Francis sits next to Imam Tidiani Moussa Naibi during a  meeting with the Muslim community at the Koudoukou mosque in Bangui, Central African Republic (CNS)

Pope Francis praised for the ‘simple message’ he delivered to the troubled country’s Christians and Muslims

Cardinal Robert Sarah (CNS)

In a long interview, the African cardinal explains the impact missionaries to Guinea have had on his life

Home-based care worker Olipa Mkandawire prays for a man living with AIDS in Matuli, Malawi (CNS)

The bishops of Africa and Madagascar released a statement to mark World AIDS Day on Tuesday

Pope Francis meets with young people at the Kololo airstrip in Kampala, Uganda on Saturday (AP)

Pope Francis has spoken out about the ‘erosion of the faith’ in Germany, while showing clear support for Africa’s Church of the poor

Pope Francis greets a journalist aboard his flight from Bangui, Central African Republic, to Rome on Monday (CNS)

The Pope discussed a number of issues with reporters during an in-flight press conference, including condoms and the Vatican leaks trial

Youths hold images of Pope Francis prior to his arrival for a meeting at Kasarani Stadium in Kenya (AP)

The Holy Father’s spent two days in Central African Republic to conclude his tour of the continent

Pope Francis waves to the crowd at the Central Mosque in Bangui on Monday (AP)

Francis delivered a homily at Mass in a Bangui stadium, the final engagement of his visit to Africa