Pope Francis Opens Holy Doors in Africa

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The Church is generally waiting until next week to begin the Jubilee Year of Mercy, but Pope Francis began the year during his trip to Africa, opening the Holy Doors at the Cathedral of Our Lady of the Immaculate Conception in the Central African Republic’s capital city of Bangui.  DeSales Media’s special correspondent for the Pope’s trip to Africa, Christopher Lamb, caught the moments when the Holy Father opened the door and the crowd erupted.