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Pope Francis greets South Sudanese president Salva Kiir at the Vatican, April 11, 2019.

South Sudan security concerns remain high as peace process takes a step forward

After a newly formed unity government for South Sudan was sworn in last week, security concerns in the world’s newest... Read more

Pope Francis greets South Sudanese president Salva Kiir at the Vatican, April 11, 2019.

Pope Francis: Peace is possible in South Sudan

Pope Francis Thursday told the formerly warring leaders of South Sudan that peace is possible in their fledgling country through... Read more

Catholics at a United Nations camp for internally displaced persons near Malakal, South Sudan, Jan. 13, 2016.

South Sudan's bishops encourage a way forward for war-torn nation

Reconciliation and work for the common good, not assumptions of perpetual doom, are necessary to overcome the problems facing South... Read more