South Sudan: Ecumenical Pilgrimage Pope Francis Confirmed

In South Sudan, the Pope will join the Archbishop of Canterbury, Justin Welby, and the Moderator of the General Assembly of the Church of Scotland, Iain Greenshields, for a series of events up to 5 February.

These will include meetings in Juba’s Freedom Hall with people displaced by famine and continued violence, and an ecumenical prayer service at the John Garang Mausoleum, the tomb of the leader of the Sudanese People’s Liberation Army whose movement led to the foundation of South Sudan in 2011, six years after his death.

Source: The Tablet

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