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Nairobi Tailors Make Pope Francis’ Vestments

Pope Francis arrives in Nairobi November 25, and Kenyans are getting ready. To ensure the pope is properly attired during his visit, the Kenya Conference of Catholic Bishops asked the Dolly Craft Sewing Project in the Nairobi slum of Kangemi to make the pope's vestments, the garments he will wear during the various ceremonies. Sarah Ndungu and her colleagues have been involved in the making of two chasubles – the ceremonial outer robes that priests wear for Mass – especially for...

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