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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

Pope Francis comforts a child during a brief, unscheduled stop at a children's hospital in Bangui (AP)

The Pontiff took boxes of medicine donated by a Rome hospital

Pope Francis waves to the crowd on the occasion of his visit at the Central Mosque in Bangui's Muslim enclave today. A churchgoer was shot dead yesterday  (AP Photo/Jerome Delay)

Pontiff advised against travelling to Catholic church after Massgoers attacked with machine gun

Pope Francis (AP)

Mass is taking place in Barthélémy Boganda Stadium

Pope Francis is welcomed by Imam Tiding Moussa Naibi in the PK5 neighbourhood (AP)

The Holy Father visited the PK5 Muslim enclave in the Central African Republic’s capital

Clergy outside Notre Dame Cathedral of the Immaculate Conception in Bangui (CNS)

Holy Father celebrates Mass in Central African Republic

Crowds cheer as Pope Francis arrives in Bangui (AP)

Francis has arrived in war-torn Central African Republic on the final leg of his tour of Africa

A cardboard cutout of Pope Francis stands behind the choir during Mass at the Holy Family Minor Basilica in Nairobi, Kenya (AP)

The Pope will celebrate Mass in the grounds of the University of Nairobi on Thursday

Pope Francis (CNS)

Pope Francis has released video messages ahead of his visit to Central African Republic, Kenya and Uganda

Fr Federico Lombardi briefs the media on Pope Francis' upcoming trip to Africa (AP Photo/Andrew Medichini)

Neither will popemobile have bullet-proof shield, despite violence in country