Pope disgusted by 'barbarous attacks' in God's nameComments
Pope Francis celebrated mass with tens of thousands at the university of Nairobi.
Pope Francis, in Kenya, denounces "barbarous attacks" carried out in the name of religion https://t.co/RaFcO7Gh0xpic.twitter.com/DN2JvhigMj— Yahoo News (@YahooNews) November 26, 2015
The Kenyan faithful braved the rain to attend.
'I’m more afraid of the mosquitoes': Pope dismisses security threats as he lands in #Kenyahttps://t.co/CrJL0Hmnnrpic.twitter.com/SzeteZUFR3— Catholic Herald (@CatholicHerald) November 26, 2015
Earlier the pope met
with religious leaders from other faiths to call for religious reconciliation in Africa and across the globe.
Pope Francis says terrorism feeds on poverty and fear https://t.co/X6Orb9llQVpic.twitter.com/MCHY3FIVmf— TIME.com (@TIME) November 25, 2015
Francis was speaking in the Kenyan capital the scene of the Westgate shopping mall shooting carried out by Somali Islamist group al-Shabaab.
Pope Francis: “Here I think of the importance of our common belief that the God whom we seek to serve is a God of peace. His holy name must never be used to justify hatred and violence.”
Pope says Christian-Muslim dialogue 'essential' to prevent extremism in Kenya https://t.co/7nQnFH55Q2pic.twitter.com/LLM0KTWXnU— CTV News (@CTVNews) November 26, 2015
Pope Francis shared a platform with Kenyan President Uhuru Kenyatta.
.@Pontifex takes a pic with DP @WilliamsRuto and his family #BlessedKenyapic.twitter.com/LmNI0hH2nb— President of Kenya (@PresidentKE) November 25, 2015
After Kenya the pope will travel to Uganda and the Central African Republic.