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

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

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

The Vatican has hinted that Pope Francis’s security team will decide at the last minute whether to change his Africa itinerary

Church leaders say visit will go ahead despite warning from French government officials

UN officials say at least five people are dead and thousands have fled a camp for displaced people

Pope Francis is scheduled to visit the war-torn country later this month

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Francis is due to visit the troubled country later this month