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Topic: Papal trip to Benin 2011

Pope recalls Benin trip at general audience

Benedict XVI talks about the signing of the document Africae Munus, a ‘road map’ for the Church in Africa, and about evangelisation

Pope arrives in Benin

After a nearly six hour flight, the Pope arrived at Benin’s international airport, where he was greeted by president Thomas Yayi Boni and his wife Chantal. She welcomed the Pope in French by saying “Beloved Holy Father.”