Pope Francis has wrapped up his five-day trip to Africa with a visit to CAR. The country has been torn in recent years by fighting between Christians and Muslims. The Pope capped his visit with a powerful gesture of reconciliation.
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Pope Francis has called on Muslim leaders to unite in blocking the flow of money and arms to jihadi groups. The Catholic pontiff has also paid tribute to the victims of recent attacks on Coptic churches.
Pope Francis is hoping to revive Muslim-Christian dialogue and show solidarity with the Coptic community during a visit to Cairo. The Egyptian government is using the trip to polish its image. Martin Gehlen reports.
Pope Francis has appealed for warring factions in the Central African Republic to lay down their weapons. The country's sectarian conflict has killed thousands and displaced more than 1 million.
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