Pope to Visit DR Congo and South Sudan in July

Fulfilling a promise made years ago, Pope Francis this July will visit South Sudan, a country torn by a civil war. He will also visit the Democratic Republic of Congo.

“At the invitation of their respective Heads of State and Bishops, His Holiness Pope Francis will make an Apostolic Journey to the Democratic Republic of Congo from 2 to 5 July 2022, visiting the cities of Kinshasa and Goma and to South Sudan from 5 to 7 July, visiting Juba,” says the statement released by the Vatican’s press office a little after noon Rome time.

Source: CRUXNow

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