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

Mass is taking place in Barthélémy Boganda Stadium

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

Holy Father celebrates Mass in Central African Republic

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

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