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Pope Francis is filmed as he greets journalists on board the flight to Nairobi, Kenya (AP)

As it happened: Pope Francis arrives in Kenya

Live coverage of the Pope’s arrival in Nairobi at the start of his papal visit to Africa

Pope Francis boards his plane at Rome's Fiumicino International Airport this morning (PA)

Pope Francis sets off for Africa

The Pontiff’s flight for Kenya left Rome this morning

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 will begin his visit to Africa on Wednesday (CNS)

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

Nuns holding the Vatican and Benin's national flags kneel as they wait to greet Pope Benedict XVI after his visit at the cathedral of Cotonou in the Africa's western coast country of Benin in 2011 (AP)

What Africa can teach Francis

His Holiness would do well to listen and learn from the African Church, whose religious experience is arguably more authentic than that of the West

A churchgoer in Nairobi, Kenya, holds a copy of a newspaper showing a photograph of Pope Francis (AP)

Pope Francis in Africa: full schedule

Pope Francis three-country tour of Africa will begin in Kenya on November 25

Peacekeeping troops escort a humanitarian aid convoy in mid-February in Bangui, Central African Republic. (CNS photo/Legnan Koula, EPA)

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

A Church of the poor?  (AP Photo/L'Osservatore Romano, pool)

Is the Church rich? It depends

But there is one country where the Church seems to be very wealthy

Pope Francis delivers his Angelus address on Sunday (AP)

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Pope Francis celebrates Mass on the solemnity of All Saints at Verano cemetery in Rome (AP)

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