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Kenyan President Uhuru Kenyatta and First Lady Margaret Kenyatta welcome Pope Francis to the Nairobi airport in november 2015 (L'Osservatore Romano/Pool Photo via AP)

‘The majority of Kenyans are wallowing in poverty and are unable to meet their basic needs,’ the bishops said in a statement

South African president Jacob Zuma (AP Photo/Schalk van Zuydam)

The South African Council of Churches labelled the president ‘dishonest’

The Shrine of the Most Blessed Sacrament, Hanceville, where Mother Angelica's funeral will take place (Carol M Highsmith)

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A refugee woman walks through the caravan park in Frankfurt, Germany (CNS photo/Alexander Heinl, EPA)

Open Doors International says the scale of abuse faced by Christian refugees in Germany has been ‘covered up’

A militia member stands guard in the Iraqi Christian village of Bakufa, 18 miles north of Mosul (AP)

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Men passing a newspaper stand in Accra (CNS)

In a pastoral statement, the prelates also pledged to support ‘the culture of life’

Then-presidential candidate Faustin-Archange Touadera votes during the second round of elections in Bangui, Central African Republic (CNS)

Archbishop Dieudonne Nzapalainga praised Pope Francis for helping create conditions for stable elections

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