Pope Francis confirms dates for Kenya visit
10 September 2015, 15:09
Nairobi - Pope Francis has confirmed he will visit Kenya, as well as the dates for his tour.
The Pope had said he would try fix in Kenya during his tour to Africa later on in the year but he has now stated his exact itinerary.
" The Pope will visit Kenya November 25-27; Uganda November 27-29; and the Central African Republic November 29-30," his office said Thursday.
The visit will be hugely anticipated in the country, with a large number of Catholics based in Kenya.
It is estimated that just over 47% of Kenyan Christians are of a Catholic Persuasion.
The government will also point to the potential visit as a mark of the improvement the government has made in the status of Kenya in the global scene.
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