Pope Francis, who is on his 3-country tour, arrived Kenya Wednesday, was welcome as thousand from Kenyans and many from other regions like Rwanda, Tanzania, Dr Congo and Burundi. Although it was raining the whole night, people slept in the cold to see Pope Francis.
In response, the Pope was very glad to see thousands and thousands of people.
It was such a extraordinary sight as Pope Francis celebrated Mass with people at a university campus, as people were raising their flags and screening. Excitement were obliviously written on their faces. About 30 per cent of Kenyans are Catholics, BBC reports.
Pope Francis pleaded that people should respect traditional values, according to him, “the health of any society depends on the health of its families”.
Pope Francis, who was having his first trip to Africa, urged the Kenyans to pursue peace and reconciliation even amidst prevailing increase of terrorism and militant violence.