Pope Francis has urged Christian and Muslim leaders on Thursday to work together for peace and reconciliation as a rise in militant Islam threatens his first trip as pontiff to Africa.

The Pope was welcomed in Nairobi by President Uhuru Kenyatta and joyful crowds. In his first public mass on the African continent, the Pope spoke about traditional family values, calling Kenyans to " to resist practices which foster arrogance in men, hurt or demean women, and threaten the life of the innocent u...

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