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South Sudanese Civil War

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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

South Sudanese refugees queue to receive water at a refugee camp near Kosti, Sudan, June 2017.

Christian refugees reportedly forced to say Muslim prayers for food in Sudan

Christian children in Sudanese refugee camps are reportedly being given food only after they recite Muslim prayers, a papal aid... Read more

South Sudanese refugees arrive at refugee camps in Uganda.

No end in sight as Uganda receives one million South Sudanese refugees

The tally of South Sudanese refugees entering Uganda for shelter and safety marked 1 million this week, in what is... Read more

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

South Sudanese bishops call for food aid, peace negotiations

The bishops of South Sudan issued a call last Thursday for dialogue between the warring factions in the country, and... Read more