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Pope Francis waves to the faithful as he arrives for a Papal mass in Kenya's capital Nairobi, Nov. 26, 2015.

Pope Offers Lesson in Humility to Flashy African Leaders

In actions and words on his first tour of the world's poorest continent, Pope Francis has sent a message to African leaders that they could do with less pomp and a bit more humility 

People wait for the arrival of Pope Francis at a highway junction between the airport and State House in Nairobi, Kenya, Nov. 25, 2015.

Video Pope Arrives in Nairobi to Cheering Crowds

Six-day tour of Africa kicks off with jubilation from Catholics and non-Catholics alike; welcome ceremony held at President Kenyatta's residence 

A child holds a prayer paper with the photo of Pope Francis during a special mass at St. Joseph the Worker Catholic Parish within Kangemi, a slum that is home to 650,000 people in Kenya's capital Nairobi, Nov. 22, 2015.

Pope Urged to Press Human Rights Issues in Africa

Pope makes his first stop in Kenya Wednesday, where he will visit the slum of Kangemi 

FILE - Women from a Catholic society wave rosary beads as they watch the convoy of Pope Benedict XVI pass on the way to a meeting between the pope and Cameroonian bishops, in Yaounde, March 18, 2009.

Video US Catholic Churches Recruit African Priests

Number of priests in Africa climbs as number in US plummets, leading Church to bring in clergy from countries such as Kenya 

A churchgoer holds a copy of the Catholic Mirror newspaper showing a photograph of Pope Francis, after mass outside the Holy Family Minor Basilica in downtown Nairobi, Kenya, Nov. 22, 2015.

Video Nairobi Residents Prepare for Pope Francis’ Visit

Pontiff expected to visit Kangemi slum in capital, speak with young Kenyans and meet with other faith leaders during trip starting Wednesday 

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