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Sant’Egidio Community hosts new South Sudan peace talks in Rome

July 29, 2019

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CWN Editor's Note: Andrea Riccardi founded the Community of Sant’Egidio in 1968; the international lay association is devoted to prayer, the service of the poor, and peace. The South Sudanese Civil War began in 2013; the war has left 400,000 dead and displaced over 3.6 million civilians. In April 2019, Pope Francis kissed the feet of the nation’s leaders as he appealed for peace.

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