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Pope Francis opens the Holy Door in Bangui cathedral (AP)

The Pontiff opened the Holy Door at Bangui Cathedral on Sunday

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

Pope Francis is undertaking a six-day trip to Africa (AP)

Holy Father expected to depart for the Central African Republic

Pope Francis at the Anglican martyrs' shrine at Namugongo (CNS)

Francis celebrated Mass at Namugongo to mark the 50th anniversary canonisations of the Catholic martyrs

Pope Francis (PA)

Francis is visting the Catholic Shrine of Namugongo

Pope Francis in Africa (AP Photo/Andrew Medichini)

Many of us were taught at school that Christian missionaries forced the Africans to give up a non-Christian way of life

Ugandan President Yoweri Museveni (AP Photo/Eugene Hoshiko)

Francis pays a courtesy visit to the state house in Entebbe

Pope Francis pictured arriving at the airport in Nairobi, Kenya, on Wednesday (Photo: AP)

The Pope is arriving at Entebbe International Airport

The papal plane with the flags of the Vatican, right, and Kenya (Photo: AP)

Pope Francis is to depart for Entebbe in Uganda for the second leg of his Africa trip