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On Thursday, November 26, 2015, Pope Francis address the United Nations Office at Nairobi. Below you will find the full text of his prepared remarks: Address of His Holiness Pope Francis Nairobi, Visit to U.N.O.N. Thursday, November 26, 2015 I would like to thank Madame Sahle-Work Zewde, Director-General of the United Nations Office at Nairobi, for ...read more
On Thursday, September 26, 2015, Pope Francis met with the clergy and religious men and women of Nairobi at a sports field at St. Mary’s School. The Holy Father set aside his prepared remarks and spoke from his heart in his mother tongue. Below you will find the full video footage of the delivery with ...read more
Following the conclusion of Mass at the University of Nairobi, Kenya, Cardinal Njue, Archbishop of Nairobi, gave the following greeting: Thank you, Holy Father, Pope Francis, for accepting our invitation to visit Kenya and for granting more than we requested during our Ad Limina Visit by making our beloved Country your first stop on your maiden ...read more
On Thursday, November 26, 2015, following the conclusion of the Ecumenical and Interreligious Meeting with Kenyan Leaders, Pope Francis celebrated his first Mass in Kenya the University of Nairobi. Read the full text of his homily below: Homily of His Holiness Pope Francis Nairobi, Central Park Thursday, 26 November 2015 God’s word speaks to us ...read more
On Thursday, November 26, 2015, Pope Francis met with leaders and members of multiple faiths for the Ecumenical and Interreligious Meeting in Kenya. Read the full text of the Holy Father’s address below: Address of His Holiness Pope Francis Ecumenical and Interreligious Meeting, Nairobi, Apostolic Nunciature Thursday, 26 November 2015 Dear Friends, I am grateful for ...read more
  On Thursday, November 26, 2015, Pope Francis met with leaders and members of multiple faiths for the Ecumenical and Interreligious Meeting in Kenya. Read the full text of his addresses given by Mons. Peter Kairo, Rev.do Dott. Eliud Wabukala and Prof. Abdulghafur H. S. El –Busaidy below: Mons. Peter Kairo, President of the Commision ...read more
Today on Perspectives Pope Francis arrives in Kenya and Archbishop Prendergast of Ottawa issued a Pastoral letter for the Jubilee of Mercy ...read more
As I begin writing this, one week has passed since the series of terrorist attacks in Paris on November 13. I currently live about 6 km from the scene of the worst of the bloodshed of November 13: the Bataclan concert hall where 89 of the 129 deaths occurred. At about 10:15 that evening, I ...read more
The Secretary of the Congregation for Worship at the Vatican discusses the new translation of the Mass and the various reactions to it. How are you going to spend the next five minutes of your time?  You could browse social media or check your email, but how about meeting a fascinating person and learning something ...read more
On Wednesday, November 25, 2015, Pope Francis arrived in Kenya for the first leg of his first Apostolic Visit to Africa. He was welcomed at “Jomo Kenyatta” International Airport of Nairobi and led to the State House of Nairobi for the official welcoming ceremony. Below you will find the full text of his welcoming address to ...read more