Catholic Bishops Express Doubt Over South Sudan Peace
In a statement the Bishops said "There is no will or commitment for peace among many of our leaders, hate speech and propaganda abound, and there is a thirst for revenge among our communities''.
VOA, 1 March 2019
The bishops of the Catholic Church in South Sudan are expressing concern about the future of South Sudan's peace agreement, signed last year. Read more »
President Salva Kiir (R) and Riek Machar (L).
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