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The Latest: Pope Francis cites martyrs' example in Uganda

The latest on Pope Francis' first trip to Africa. (All times local.)


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Pope Francis arrived to chants of "Viva Papa" at a ceremony in the Ugandan capital of Kampala where he urged Catholic teachers and catechists to follow the example of "the greatest teacher" Jesus Christ.

In the audience, many held up candles as they awaited the pope's arrival, and traditional dancers put on energetic performances.

In his address at the Munyono Catholic shrine — the site where the Uganda Martyrs were condemned to death by a local king before they were executed — Francis said the church in Uganda grew strong through the example of...