Pope reactivates plans for South Sudan trip

Pope Francis attends an audience with the President of South Sudan Salva Kiir at the Vatican, March 16, 2019. Vatican Media/­Handout via REUTERS

VATICAN CITY (Reuters) – Pope Francis has asked aides to resume plans for a visit to South Sudan, a trip that had to be scrapped in 2017 because of the civil war in the world’s youngest country. During a meeting with South Sudanese President Salva Kiir on Saturday, Francis “expressed the wish to ascertain the […]

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