Program announced for Pope’s September trip to 3 African nations
July 01, 2019
CWN Editor's Note: The Pope’s apostolic journey to Mozambique, Madagascar, and Mauritius will take place from September 4-10. Mozambique (map), a nation of 27.2 million, is 28% Catholic, 28% Protestant, and 18% Muslim; Madagascar (map), a nation of 25.7 million, is 46% Protestant, 38% Catholic, and 3% Muslim. On the island nation of Mauritius (map), 49% of the 1.4 million people are Hindu, while 26% are Catholic and 17% are Muslim.The above note supplements, highlights, or corrects details in the original source (link above). About CWN news coverage.
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