Thousands of people in Kenya have attended a mass held by Pope Francis. The pontiff urged people to uphold traditional family values and to reject practices that demean women. He also warned of the rise of extremism.
Speaking before an advisory commission, Pope Francis has addressed the problem of sexual molestation by priests. He said he has learned from his own mistakes in dealing with offenders and called such abuse a "sickness."
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 has led Mass for thousands of Catholics in Cairo as part of his historic visit to Muslim-majority Egypt. Amidst heavy security, Francis called for tolerance following attacks by Islamic militants.
From communist fighters to capitalist consumerism: 50 years after the death of Che Guevara, the revolutionary leader's legacy shines less brightly. Today it's social movements that are continuing the fight.
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