Kenyan officials say 1.4 million expected to attend Pope's mass later this month

November 8, 2015 1:45 PM

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NAIROBI, Kenya – Catholic church officials and Kenyan authorities say they expect 1.4 million people to attend a mass officiated by Pope Francis when he visits this country on his first trip Africa.

Presidential spokesman Manoah Esipisu said Sunday the pope's visit to Kenya on Nov. 25 to 27 — the first stop in his three-state visit of Africa — will see the pontiff talk about strengthening families, inter-ethnic tolerance and inclusivity.

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