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At the general audience, Francis retraced his journey to Mozambique, Madagascar, and Mauritius. Before leaving and on the way back, the visit to the Our Lady, Salus Populi Romani "for her to accompany me". "With Our Lady I travel safely".
Axar.az reports citing Asia News that in Mozambique to "spread seeds of hope, peace and reconciliation in a land that has suffered so much in the recent past due to a long conflict", in Madagascar to bring the hope that "the Malagasy people can overcome adversity and build a future of development by combining respect for the environment and social justice" and in Mauritius "I expressed my appreciation for the commitment to harmonize the differences in a common project, and I encouraged them to preserve even in today’s world their capacity to welcome, as well as the effort to maintain and develop democratic life ". This is how Pope Francis summarized his journey to Africa, which concluded last night, at today's general audience.
"The hope of the world is Christ - said Francis - beginning his speech and his Gospel is the most powerful leaven of fraternity, freedom, justice, and peace for all peoples. With my visit, following in the footsteps of holy evangelizers, I tried to bring this yeast to the Mozambican, Malagasy and Mauritian populations ".
2019.09.11 / 20:53