VATICAN Metropolis (AP) — The Vatican says it is likely ahead with plans for Pope Francis to visit the conflict-wracked Central African Republic subsequent 7 days, but that his prime bodyguard is doing an uncommon, last-moment on-web site study early in the week.
The Vatican spokesman, the Rev. Federico Lombardi, stated Thursday that the pope desires to carry a message of peace and reconciliation to Central African Republic, and that plans are still on for him to go to soon after stops in Kenya and Uganda beginning on Wednesday.
But Lombardi explained the pope’s bodyguard is leaving Rome early to go to Bangui and that the Vatican is checking the predicament and will “see what transpires.”
The country has been wracked by months of violence between Christians and Muslims.
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