Pope to host South Sudan’s divided leaders in peace retreat next week

Pope Francis waves to crowds in St. Peter's square during the weekly general audience at the Vatican, April 3, 2019. REUTERS/Yara Nardi

VATICAN CITY (Reuters) – Pope Francis will host the divided leaders of South Sudan at the Vatican next week to help them solidify a faltering peace agreement ending the civil war in the world’s youngest country. The meeting, which a Vatican statement on Wednesday called a “spiritual retreat”, could increase the chances of a visit […]

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