Pope Francis calls for 'new chapter' on CAF visit

November 29, 2015 11:23 AM

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Pope Francis calls for 'new chapter' on CAF visit

Pope Francis today said he hoped upcoming elections in the conflict-hit Central African Republic would enable the country to peacefully begin a "new chapter" as he arrived in the capital Bangui.

"It is my fervent wish that the various national consultations to be held in coming weeks will enable the country to embark serenely on a new chapter of its history", he said of next month's vote, which is shaping up as a major test of the country's progress in its political transition following a w...

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