Pope Francis

One of the countries that Pope Francis will visit is The Central African Republic. Amidst the security fears since he is touring a war-torn country, he will not wear a bullet proof vest. His spokesman Father Federico Lombardi has confirmed the visit.

“The pope wants to go to the Central African Republic. The plan continues to be to go to the Central African Republic. We are all working in that direction. And, like any wise person would do, we are monitoring the situation,” he said. “As things stand now, we plan to go to Central Africa.”

There were speculations that The Pope wold have to wear a bullet proof vest during the visit. However, Father Lombardi has refuted the claims.

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“The pope wants to go to the Central African Republic. The plan continues to be to go to the Central African Republic. We are all working in that direction. And, like any wise person would do, we are monitoring the situation,” he said. “As things stand now, we plan to go to Central Africa.”

There has been a war since 2013, involving Islamic jihadists battling Christians.

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