‘He is the only hope we have,’ say refugees in South Sudan about pope’s visit
Pope Francis is taking off for the African continent Jan. 31 for a historic and long-awaited apostolic trip to Congo and South Sudan, countries longing for peace and stability.
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 …