Can the Church Provide an Answer to South Sudan Crisis?
Amid destruction and failed politics, church leaders emerged as the only players left standing with any credibility and national recognition, enabling them to effectively lobby the international community to support the southern cause while also brokering peace between communities torn apart by war and ethnic strife writes James Jeffrey for Inter Press Service.
South Sudanese Christians celebrate Christmas mass at El Fasher church in North Darfur. South Sudan's different churches have remained one of the country's few stable institutions.
African Union, 4 July 2018
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Ghanaian Times, 3 July 2018
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