Archive for November, 2015

The Holy Father Pope Francis meets with the poor drawn from the informal settlements in Nairobi on Friday 27th, November, 2015.

The Holy Father Pope Francis meets with the poor drawn from the informal settlements in Nairobi on Friday 27th, November, 2015.

  The Holy Father Pope Francis meets with the poor drawn from the informal settlements in Nairobi on Friday 27th, November, 2015. In his address to the poor, the Pontiff called on all to pray, work and commit themselves to improving the lives of those living in informal settlement. See below the Pope’s full address Address of His Holiness Pope[Read More...]

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Life in the slum

Life in the slum

Life in the slum Pamella Akwede from Kibera slum shares her experience of living in an informal settlement in Kenya with the Holy Father Pope Francis during his meeting with the poor at St Joseph the Worker Kangemi-Nairobi. Below is Pamella’s testimony LIVING IN INFORMAL SETTLEMENT Your Holiness, Pope Francis, Our Bishops, Government Representatives, visiting dignitaries, Members of the Kangemi[Read More...]

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Pope Francis’ Speech at United Nations Office in Nairobi

Pope Francis’ Speech at United Nations Office in Nairobi

 Pope Francis’ Speech at United Nations Office in Nairobi I would like to thank Madame Sahle-Work Zewde, Director-General of the United Nations Office at Nairobi, for her kind invitation and words of welcome, as well as Mr Achim Steiner, Executive Director of the United Nations Environment Programme, and Mr. Joan Clos, Executive Director of UN-Habitat.  I take this occasion to greet[Read More...]

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Pope Francis’ delivers his first Homily in Africa

Pope Francis’ delivers his first Homily in Africa

His Holiness Pope Francis has delivered a powerful Homily in his historic first Mass in Africa, at the University of Nairobi grounds in Nairobi, Kenya. Delivered in Italian, accompanied by English translation, the Argentine pontiff’s Homily dwelt on families, the youth and concern for the poor. Pope Francis was delivering the first sermon on African soil on the second day[Read More...]

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