Do not be afraid, you are with the Lord, Pope tells Kenyans

Some of the Kenyans heading to University of Nairobi grounds ahead of Pope Francis' public mass on November 26, 2015. PHOTO | NGARE KARIUKI | NATION MEDIA GROUP

What you need to know:

  • The Pope also said: “In obedience to the Word, we are called to resist practices which foster arrogance in men, and hurt or demean women.”
  • The mass was also attended by faithful from foreign countries with two Burundi nationals appealing to the Pope to visit their country and intervene in the ongoing strife there.
  • Thousands of enthusiastic Kenyans filled streets in Nairobi from as early as 3am despite the rains that pounded the city the whole night.

Pope Francis has told Kenyans not to fear anything as they belong to the Lord.

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