South Sudan:Long ‘Walk for Peace’ To Meet Pope Francis

Across regions where armies recently fought deadly battles, a Catholic bishop in South Sudan has embarked on a long and grueling trek to meet the pope.

Bishop Christian Carlassare of Rumbek is walking for nearly 93 miles of the 260 that separate his diocese in the center of the country and the capital city of Juba.

The 46-year-old member of the Comboni Missionaries of the Heart of Jesus started the walk in the company of 80 youth Jan. 25.

Source: UCANews

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