Religious Myths and Worldviews

Wyatt recounts the recent Pope’s visit to Africa and its supposed impact on the lives of those he interacted with. Specifically, the pope toured Kenya, Uganda, and the Central African Republic. In the tour, the pope made several stops and addressed the crowds that gathered. It was hoped that the tour will spread the message of hope and bring peace to the people he interacted with (Wyatt 2015, p. 1). The pontiff, who is the head of the Catholic Church, is a revered person in the world, and at one time during the papacy, was the international leader.

In December 2015, the pope made a maiden trip to three African countries in a tour that was largely publicized. In the entire duration that the spiritual leader was in the three countries, he conducted masses and addressed various groups including the youth and the civil society. According to many observers, the move was meant to strengthen the church’s presence in the African region, while preaching peace and tolerance. The sect lead...