Pope in Benin: Look to God's mercy

2011-11-19 Vatican Radio

Pope Benedict is Saturday beginning the 2nd day of his weekend visit to Benin . The Holy Father will start the day meeting members of government and diplomatic corps. Later in the morning he will also pay a courtesy visit the President of Benin, Thomas Yai Boni. The Pope arrived in the West African nation yesterday and called on Africa to embrace modernity without fear and without neglecting its past. In the afternoon he made his way to the Cathedral of Our Lady of Mercy in the city of Cotonou. Our Correspondent Father Moses Hamungole is with the Pope and sent this report.