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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

Pope Francis waves as he arrives for a meeting with youths at Kasarani Stadium, in Nairobi (AP photo)

At Kasarani stadium Francis says corruption is like sugar – easy to enjoy, but ultimately harmful

Pope Francis is accompanied by Cardinal John Njue, archbishop of Nairobi, as he arrives for a meeting with priests, religious and seminarians on the sports field of St Mary's School in Nairobi (Photo: CNS)

The Pope, speaking off the cuff, suggests his audience might think him a ‘rude pope’

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Francis gives a personal testimony to young Kenyans

Pope Francis takes notes as he listens to a speech during a meeting with clergy, religious men and women and seminarians at the sports field of St Mary's School. Afterwards he left to give a speech at the headquarters of the UN in Nairobi (AP photo)

Francis was speaking at the African headquarters of the UN in Nairobi

Children dance as Pope Francis, figure beneath the crucifix in the background, celebrates a Mass at the campus of the University of Nairobi, Kenya (Photo: AP)

The Pope gave a talk to UN officials

Pope Francis arrives to celebrate a Mass on the campus of the University of Nairobi, Kenya (Photo: AP)

Meeting was held at the sports field of St Mary’s school in Nairobi

Cardinal Marx addresses the Pope during the German bishops’ ad limina visit (CNS)

Why popes don’t always get what they want

The friends of Francis are urging him to take a revolutionary step after the synod. But there are good reasons why he might reject their advice

A Catholic sister and a Maasai woman arrive just after dawn in the rain and mud to attend the Mass celebrated by Pope Francis (Photo: AP)

Pope asks faithful to ‘resist practices which foster arrogance in men, hurt or demean women, and threaten the life of the unborn’