venerdì 3 febbraio 2023

Sud Sudan
Three things to know about Pope Francis’ visit to South Sudan

(Kevin Jackson, America)
Pope Francis will make a long-awaited visit to South Sudan, the world’s newest country, alongside other prominent Christian leaders from Feb. 3 until Feb. 5. The visit has its origins in one evocative moment. On April 11, 2019, Pope Francis, together with the Most Rev. Justin Welby, the archbishop of Canterbury; and Very Rev. John Chalmers, the former Moderator of the Church of Scotland, hosted a “spiritual retreat” at the Vatican for leaders of rival factions of South Sudan’s government. Pope Francis asked them to find a way to make peace among themselves and keep their disagreements behind closed doors. (...)