Victims of violence in Congo share their grief with pope
Pope Francis had planned to go to Goma in the violence-torn North Kivu province, but increased fighting forced him to cancel the trip to the East to protect the crowds that would gather to see him.
Arms trade is a ‘plague,’ pope says on flight back from Africa
ABOARD THE PAPAL FLIGHT FROM AFRICA (CNS) — At the end of six days in African countries bloodied by war and conflict, Pope Francis said that “the biggest plague” afflicting the world today is the weapons trade. Tribalism with its …