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Pope urges end to ethnic hatred at open-air mass in South Sudan

Dawn 06 Feb 2023
He was among the many who stayed overnight to join the mass at the John Garang mausoleum — built in honour of South Sudan’s rebel hero who was killed in a helicopter crash in 2005 ... With 2.2 million internally displaced people (IDPs), and another two million outside the country, South Sudan is witness to the worst refugee crisis in Africa.
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Sudan’s army chief says not planning to turn against framework agreement

Anadolu Agency 05 Feb 2023
Sudan’s army chief Gen ... against what has been agreed upon,” al-Burhan said in a speech in the Nile River State in northern Sudan ... On December 5, Sudan’s military and political forces signed a framework agreement meant to resolve Sudan’s months-long crisis.
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Pope Francis pleads for peace as he meets South Sudanese people displaced by war

Egypt Independent 05 Feb 2023
Juba, South Sudan CNNPope Francis called for peace on Saturday as he met a group of several hundred South Sudanese people internally displaced by war at an event in the country’s capital Juba ... Francis’ trip to the DRC – the first papal visit since 1985 – came as the African nation is beset by armed fighting and a worsening refugee crisis.
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Pope meets victims of war on South Sudan peace pilgrimage

Korea Times 05 Feb 2023
Pope Francis looks on during a meeting with internally displaced persons at the Freedom Hall in Juba, South Sudan, Feb ... Pope Francis on Saturday urged South Sudan's leaders to restore "dignity" to the millions of their countrymen affected by conflict, renewing a forceful appeal for peace in the strife-torn nation.
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Pope Francis calls for end to ethnic violence in South Sudan mass

La Prensa Latina 05 Feb 2023
Juba, Feb 5 (EFE).- Pope Francis on Sunday called for an end to “hatred and revenge” in his open-air mass on the first-ever papal visit to South Sudan, long plagued by bloody civil war ... In 2011, South Sudan gained its independence from Muslim-majority Sudan but plunged into civil war two years later.EFE.
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Pope to wrap up landmark S.Sudan visit with holy mass

Manila Standard 05 Feb 2023
Pope Francis wraps up his pilgrimage to South Sudan with an open-air mass on Sunday after urging its leaders to focus on bringing peace to the fragile country torn apart by violence and poverty ... With 2.2 million internally displaced people (IDPs), and another two million outside the country, South Sudan is home to the worst refugee crisis in Africa.
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'I suffer with you,' Pope Francis tells refugees in South Sudan

The Lawton Constitution 05 Feb 2023
JUBA, South Sudan — "I am here with you, and I suffer for you and with you," Pope Francis told people in South Sudan, as he visited those displaced by violence in one of the worst refugee crises worldwide ... estimates that more than 2 million people are internally displaced in South Sudan, despite a fragile peace after years of civil war.
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Pope urges end to ethnic hatred in South Sudan

Manila Standard 05 Feb 2023
He was among the many who stayed overnight to join the mass at the John Garang mausoleum – built in honor of South Sudan’s rebel hero who was killed in a helicopter crash in 2005 ... With 2.2 million internally displaced people (IDPs), and another two million outside the country, South Sudan is witness to the worst refugee crisis in Africa.
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Gulf News 05 Feb 2023
POPE’S APPEAL FOR PEACE IN SOUTH SUDAN TO BE HEEDED. Nearly 400,000 people died in five years of bloodshed before the South Sudan ... With 2.2 million internally displaced people, and another two million outside the country, South Sudan is home to the worst refugee crisis in Africa.
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Pope says Church must be willing to dirty its hands in South Sudan visit

La Prensa Latina 04 Feb 2023
Juba, Feb 4 (EFE).- Pope Francis on Saturday said the Catholic Church must be willing to “dirty its hands” for the cause of the people during a meeting with religious officials in crisis-hit South Sudan. South Sudan split from Sudan in 2011, making it the world’s youngest country.
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Pope Francis arrives in South Sudan in historic trip

Egypt Independent 04 Feb 2023
Juba, South Sudan CNNPope Francis arrived in Juba, South Sudan on Friday fulfilling a long-time wish to visit the war-ravaged country, currently in the midst of a major humanitarian emergency ... South Sudan is experiencing the third largest refugee crisis in the world, according to the UN Refugee Agency.
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South Sudan country profile

Yahoo Daily News 04 Feb 2023
Map of South Sudan. South Sudan gained independence from Sudan on 9 July 2011 as the outcome of a 2005 agreement that ended Africa's longest-running civil war ... Independence did not bring conflict in South Sudan to an end ... 2012 - Disagreements with Sudan over the oil-rich region of Abyei erupt into fighting, known as the Heglig Crisis.
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Pope to meet South Sudan war victims

The Manila Times 04 Feb 2023
JUBA, South Sudan ... But the country remains fragile and violent and Francis, who tried to broker peace between the rival parties, is visiting South Sudan as it lurches from one crisis to the next ... In scenes that reverberated in South Sudan, Francis knelt and kissed the feet of two foes whose personal armies had been accused of horrific war crimes.
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Pope to meet war victims on South Sudan peace pilgrimage

Urdu Point 04 Feb 2023
But the country remains fragile and violent and Francis, who tried to broker peace between the rival parties, is visiting South Sudan as it lurches from one crisis to the next ... The pope promised in 2019 to travel to South Sudan, when he hosted Kiir and Machar at a Vatican retreat and asked them to respect a hard-fought ceasefire for their people.
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Pope encourages South Sudanese, will raise plight of women

Midland Daily News 04 Feb 2023
JUBA, South Sudan (AP) — Pope Francis sought Saturday to console the long-suffering ... Lush in oil and other natural resources but beset by years of civil war and conflict, South Sudan is one of the world’s poorest countries and is responsible for Africa’s worst refugee crisis.

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