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  • Pope urges peace while visiting C. African Republic mosque story has photos
    Updated: Nov-30-15 5:06 pm

    BANGUI, Central African Republic - Pope Francis made a historic visit to the last remaining Muslim neighborhood in Central African Republic's capital Monday, a move that almost immediately opened up a part of the divided city troubled for months by retaliatory violence between Muslim and Christian militias.

  • The Latest: Pope Francis wraps up Africa trip story has photos
    Updated: Nov-30-15 1:41 pm

    BANGUI, Central African Republic - The latest on Pope Francis' first trip to Africa. (All times local.)

  • Pope to visit Central African Republic's divided capital 
    Updated: Nov-28-15 11:23 am

    BANGUI, Central African Republic - Georgette Dossio mourns a son whose body she can never bury. Sitting on the dirt under a tent of scrap wood and tarp, she is comforted by her neighbors at the airport displaced-persons camp where she has lived for nearly two years.

  • Pope Africa plans unchanged, but bodyguard does extra check story has photos
    Updated: Nov-19-15 1:53 pm

    VATICAN CITY - Pope Francis is going ahead with plans to visit the conflict-wracked Central African Republic, but his top bodyguard is doing an unusual, last-minute on-site survey to determine if security concerns require any changes to the itinerary, the Vatican said Thursday.

  • 5,000 flee Central African Republic camp after rebel attack 
    Updated: Nov-11-15 1:57 pm

    BANGUI, Central African Republic - U.N. officials say at least five people are dead and thousands have fled a camp for displaced people in Central African Republic after it came under attack by rebel fighters.

  • Central African Republic reschedules vote for Dec. 27 
    Updated: Nov-09-15 4:34 pm

    BANGUI, Central African Republic - Authorities in Central African Republic say the first round of voting in a long anticipated election now will take place two weeks later than initially planned.

  • Pope still hopes to go to Central African Republic story has photos
    Updated: Nov-01-15 9:56 am

    VATICAN CITY - Pope Francis expressed hope Sunday he can still visit the Central African Republic this month despite what he called a worrisome flare-up of violence in that conflict-torn country.