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Friday, 26 June 2015

Pope Francis to Visit Uganda in November 2015

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Pope's visit to Uganda: dates released

Publish Date: Jun 20, 2015
Pope's visit to Uganda: dates released
Pope Francis will come to Uganda and also go to the Central African Republic in November on his first visit to Africa, the Vatican announced Friday.

The Argentinian pontiff has said several times in recent months that he intended to travel to Africa this year.

"If God permits it I will be in Africa in November, in the Central African Republic and in Uganda," he said earlier this month.

The confirmed dates of November 27-29 were posted Friday on the official Vatican website.

The announcement of the visit to the Central African Republic came as the authorities there said presidential and legislative elections would take place in October and November -- finishing the week before he arrives.

Francis will be in Uganda to mark the 50th anniversary of Pope Paul VI's canonisation during the first visit by a pontiff to Africa of 22 Catholic martyrs -- converts to Christianity who were executed in the 19th century.

The Central African Republic is seeking to emerge from brutal inter-religious violence in 2013-2014 which left thousands dead, while Uganda remains under threat of attack from Al-Qaeda-affiliated Shebab Islamists from neighbouring Somalia.

After visits to Sri Lanka and the Philippines in January, Pope Francis is due to visit Ecuador, Bolivia and Paraguay next month.

In September, he will travel to Cuba and the United States.

AFP




  Meanwhile, 22 years ago . . .



February 7, 1993: Pope John Paul II blesses Ugandans at a mass in Namugongo, on the third day of his five-day visit to Africa. Later that day the pope was scheduled to visit Nsambya hospital and meet with AIDS victims



February 9, 1993: Here, Pope John Paul II, surrounded by dancers, waves to faithful during his visit to Uganda



  And even much earlier, in 1969 . . .



Pope Paul VI visited Uganda in 1969, a trip that came five years after he had canonized the Uganda Martyrs in Rome on October 18, 1964. Here, the pope blessed a woman at Namugongo



During his visit to Uganda, Pope Paul VI also addressed the Parliament