23 February 2023, The Tablet

Pope Francis in DR Congo and South Sudan

“He showed us our better side.”

Pope Francis in DR Congo and South Sudan

Pope Francis greets traditional dancers at the Martyrs Stadium in Kinshasa, Congo.
photo: alamy/ap, jerome delay

The Holy Father challenged the leaders, heard stories of atrocities, listened to the hopes of the young and was reinvigorated by their faith. But will his visit make a difference? / By MATTHEW KUKAH
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