Pope Francis visits Mozambique, Madagascar and Mauritius

Pope Francis arrives at the airport in Maputo, Mozambique, Sept. 4, 2019. The pope will also visit Madagascar and Mauritius on his sixth foreign trip of 2019. (CNS photo/Paul Haring) 

Pope Francis visited the African Republics of Mozambique, Madagascar, and Mauritius over the course of seven days between Sept. 4 and Sept. 10. During this visit, he addressed political leaders of each nation, attended an interreligious gathering of thousands of young people in Mozambique and visited various social apostolic ministries in each country. This was the Pope’s fourth trip to Africa. Read all of America's coverage below.

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