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Raise your voices against South Sudan injustice, pope tells churches

Gulf News 04 Feb 2023
South Sudan is predominantly Christian and tens of thousands of people lined the streets of the capital Juba to welcome the pope with singing, drumming and ululations on Friday when he arrived from a visit to Democratic Republic of Congo ... In his own speech, Kiir said his government was firmly committed to consolidating peace in South Sudan.
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Prelates will meet people displaced by war in South Sudan

Business Day 04 Feb 2023
South Sudan is predominantly Christian and tens of thousands of people lined the streets of the capital Juba to welcome the pope with singing, drumming and ululations on Friday when he arrived from a visit to Democratic Republic of the Congo ... In his own speech, Kiir said his government was firmly committed to consolidating peace in South Sudan.
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Pope, Archbishop to meet people displaced by war in South Sudan

The New Arab 04 Feb 2023
South Sudan is predominantly Christian and tens of thousands of people lined the streets of the capital Juba to welcome the pope with singing, drumming and ululations on Friday when he arrived from a visit to Democratic Republic of Congo ... In his own speech, Kiir said his government was firmly committed to consolidating peace in South Sudan.
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The world\u2019s newest country is broken and forgotten. Enter Pope Francis.

Indian Express 04 Feb 2023
Written by Declan Walsh and Jason Horowitz It is just over a decade since the steamy capital of South Sudan exploded in joy, with revelers singing and dancing through the night to mark the birth of their nation as it split from its old enemy, Sudan ... The depth of South Sudan\u2019s ...
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The Catholic pilgrims who walked 9 days to see Pope Francis

Joy Online 04 Feb 2023
A group of about 60 Catholic pilgrims are recovering after spending nine days trekking through war-torn South Sudan to see Pope Francis in the capital, Juba ... The church is seen as a symbol of hope for many in South Sudan ... In 2019 Pope Francis kissed the feet of South Sudan’s ...
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Pope Francis in South Sudan: The Catholic pilgrims who walked nine days to Juba

Yahoo Daily News 04 Feb 2023
A group of about 60 Catholic pilgrims are recovering after spending nine days trekking through war-torn South Sudan to see Pope Francis in the capital, Juba ... The church is seen as a symbol of hope for many in South Sudan ... In 2019 Pope Francis kissed the feet of South Sudan's bitter ...
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Pope arrives in volatile South Sudan for 'pilgrimage of peace'

RTE 03 Feb 2023
Pope Francis has arrived in South Sudan, a young African nation struggling with war, poverty and floods, for an unprecedented joint "pilgrimage of peace" with his Anglican and Scottish Presbyterian counterparts ... "It is a story too often heard across South Sudan ... A mural depicting Pope Francis in Juba, the capital of South Sudan.
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Pope Wraps Up Congo Visit, Heads to Volatile South Sudan

Voa News 03 Feb 2023
After a meeting with Congolese bishops in Kinshasa on Friday morning and a farewell ceremony at the airport, his plane is scheduled to take off at 0940 GMT, heading for Juba, the capital of South Sudan, where it is expected to land around 1300 GMT ... "It is a story too often heard across South Sudan.
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Photos: Pope Francis lands in South Sudan

Gulf News 03 Feb 2023
... at the Presidential Palace in Juba, South Sudan, on February 3, 2023 ... South Sudan’s president, Salva Kiir, greeted Francis at the international airport in Juba, the capital, as a crowd of thousands nearby undulated and sang in 96-degree Fahrenheit (35.5-degree Celsius) heat.
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Pope lands in South Sudan to urge peace as fighting kills 27

Independent Record 03 Feb 2023
South Sudan's president, Salva Kiir, greeted Francis at the international airport in the capital, Juba, as thousands ululated and sang in 96-degree Fahrenheit heat ... arrive after walking for more than a week to reach the capital for the visit of Pope Francis, in Juba, South Sudan.
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Pope Francis lands in South Sudan to urge peace as fighting kills 27

Gulf News 03 Feb 2023
JUBA, South Sudan ... South Sudan’s president, Salva Kiir, greeted Francis at the international airport in Juba, the capital, as a crowd of thousands nearby undulated and sang in 96-degree Fahrenheit (35.5-degree Celsius) heat ... Together, the three leaders represent the main religious traditions active in South Sudan, a predominantly Christian nation.
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Pope Francis takes peace mission to S. Sudan after DR Congo

Korea Times 03 Feb 2023
Pope Francis is due to arrive on a three-day visit to South Sudan on Friday to promote peace and reconciliation in the world's youngest country, riven by the scars of civil war and extreme poverty ... Attendees cheer ahead of the arrival of Pope Francis at the Juba International Airport in Juba, South Sudan, on Feb.
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Embassies Warn of New Violence in South Sudan Ahead of Pope Visit

Beijing News 03 Feb 2023
juba, south sudan - The embassies of Britain, Norway, and the United States have ... Serious security alarms have been sounded barely 24 hours before Pope Francis arrives in South Sudan's capital for what is seen as an attempt by Vatican to find a lasting peace in the war-torn nation.

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