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Mother Angelica turned a monastery garage into a global Catholic media network (CNS)

Morning Catholic must-reads: 02/12/15

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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

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

Fr Michael Perry, minister general of the Franciscan order, disclosed the financial issues last year (CNS)

Morning Catholic must-reads: 26/11/15

A daily guide to what’s happening in the Catholic Church

Ugandan visitors look at models of the Uganda Martyrs, who were murdered between 1885 and 1887, at a shrine to them that Pope Francis will visit (AP)

The shrine to 22 African Catholics killed in 19th century is currently undergoing major renovations ahead of the papal visit

Pope Francis (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