mercoledì 6 luglio 2022

Sud Sudan
South Sudan church leaders welcome messages of hope on eve of postponed peace pilgrimage

(WCC)
Church leaders in South Sudan have welcomed as encouraging, messages of hope delivered to the people by global Christian leaders, on the eve of the postponed joint ecumenical pilgrimage of peace to the world’s youngest nation. -- Pope Francis, Archbishop Justin Welby of Canterbury, and Rev. Dr Iain Greenshields, Church of Scotland moderator, were to travel to the country from 5-7July at the invitation of South Sudanese president Salva Kiir Mayardit. However, the pilgrimage was put off due Pope Francis’s severe knee pain. “Everyone is encouraged that the leaders were able to give messages to the South Sudanese people. We have received a message (...)