Last Updated: Nov 29, 2015

Christ’s love will overcome devastation, Pope Francis tells Central Africans

Bangui, Central African Republic, Nov 29, 2015 / 12:35 pm (EWTN News/CNA).- In the Central African Republic on Sunday, Pope Francis delivered a homily emphasizing that God’s powerful love can overcome “unprecedented devastation.” He called on Christians to be leaders in showing mercy, forgiveness, and reconciliation.

Christians can find unity in suffering, Pope Francis tells Evangelicals in CAR

Bangui, Central African Republic, Nov 29, 2015 / 11:05 am (EWTN News/CNA).- The path to Christian unity includes shared suffering, Pope Francis told the Central African Republic’s evangelical Christian communities on Sunday, exhorting them to continue showing charity amid war and violence.

Pope to displaced persons: peace is impossible without tolerance, forgiveness

Bangui, Central African Republic, Nov 29, 2015 / 10:12 am (EWTN News/CNA).- Pope Francis’ first stop after arriving in the Central African Republic Sunday was to a refugee camp housing thousands of persons displaced by the country’s ongoing conflict.

Pope praises Ugandans for helping refugees rebuild their lives

Entebbe, Uganda, Nov 27, 2015 / 11:02 am (EWTN News/CNA).- Pope Francis praised the Ugandan people for showing “outstanding concern” for refugees in a time when our world is witnessing an unprecedented movement of people fleeing violence and injustice.