Pope Francis

Pope Francis

In his speech, that kept drawing applause from delegates and bordered on the virtues of humanity, told his audience that his visit is “meant to draw attention to Africa as a whole, its hopes, struggles and achievements” that make a “continent of hope”.

He also pointed out that Uganda has been “blessed by God with abundant natural resources, with strong families, the young and the elderly”, and that the “young people of this nation” should be presented with opportinuties.

Uganda, worldwide, is the ninth largest refugee host. Uganda is host to refugees from countries inclunding DR Congo, Burundi, South Sudan and Somalia.

Source The New Vision

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