Authorities fear the death toll could rise due to the size of the crowd and poor lighting when the stampede...
To the three of you who signed the Peace Agreement, I ask you, as a brother, remain in peace. I ask you from the heart
Francis insisted trying to convert people to one's own belief "always leads to an impasse".
More than 90 percent of the Christians hail from sub-Saharan Africa, and many of them are students drawn by grants for Morocco's universities.
The pontiff is due to visit the North African country on March 30-31 at the invitation of King Mohammed VI.
Says the practice is the result of a lack of understanding of the Koran and the tradition of the Prophet