venerdì 3 febbraio 2023

Sud Sudan
Pope in South Sudan warns leaders as peace process stalls

() Pope Francis, on a novel ecumenical peace mission to the world’s youngest country, warned South Sudan’s political leaders on Friday that history will judge them harshly if they continue to drag their feet implementing a 2018 peace accord.  Accompanying him to the overwhelmingly Christian country were the Archbishop of Canterbury, Justin Welby, and the moderator of the Church of Scotland, the Rt. Rev. Iain Greenshields. They hope to cast a spotlight on what Francis has called a “forgotten crisis.” South Sudan gained independence from the majority Muslim Sudan in 2011, but has been beset by civil war and conflict. (...)