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Pope Francis announces his plan to visit South Sudan

shalomworldtv Nov 12 2019 During his Angelus on Sunday, Pope Francis urged the faithful to pray for the African nation of South Sudan, which he plans to visit next year. The Pope said he wished to …More
shalomworldtv Nov 12 2019 During his Angelus on Sunday, Pope Francis urged the faithful to pray for the African nation of South Sudan, which he plans to visit next year. The Pope said he wished to renew his invitation "to all those involved in the national political process to seek what unites and to overcome what divides, in a spirit of true brotherhood." The Holy Father expressed the hope that the international community would not neglect to accompany South Sudan on the path to national reconciliation. Pope Francis said he has a 'special affection' for South Sudan. South Sudan gained independence in 2011 and since then around 4 lakh people have been killed in the civil war. Anti-government protesters attack church in Chile Far-left anti-government protestors desecrated a Catholic church in Chile's capital Santiago and set fire to the statues of Jesus, Virgin Mary, and Saints. The bishops' conference of Chile denounced the attack. They expressed closeness to “the communities and …More