Pope to meet with poor, refugees, Muslims and evangelicals in three-nation Africa trip

October 17, 2015 11:03 AM

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VATICAN CITY – Pope Francis will tour a Kenyan slum, meet with Muslims and evangelical Christians and visit a refugee camp in the conflict-torn Central African Republic during his first trip to Africa next month.

Francis will also pay tribute to Uganda's martyrs during the three-nation trip Nov. 25-30 that will bring him face to face for the first time with the effects of Islamic extremism and Christian-Muslim violence on the continent.

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