- Sep 21, 2020
Pope Francis’s sixth foreign trip of 2019 will take him to Mozambique, Madagascar and Mauritius Sept. 4-10, the Vatican announced.
Mozambique is still recovering from the effects of two cyclones that hit the country earlier this year, leaving hundreds of people dead.
Helping children who lost their parents when a pair of cyclones hit Mozambique is among the most difficult work in the aftermath, an aid worker said.
A Catholic church has become a home for nearly 1,000 people from different faiths as they wait out the aftermath of Mozambique’s latest devastating cyclone.
Showing that the Energizer bunny of popes has no intention of slowing down, the Vatican confirmed on Wednesday that Pope Francis will visit Mozambique, Madagascar and Mauritius Sept. 4-10.
More than 2 million people in Mozambique, Zimbabwe and Malawi have been affected by a cyclone that has killed more than 700 people, with hundreds still missing in Mozambique and Zimbabwe.