Following Sant’Egidio meeting, South Sudan’s leaders vow to recommit to truce, pursue peace
January 14, 2020
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.The above note supplements, highlights, or corrects details in the original source (link above). About CWN news coverage.
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