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South Sudan orders churches closed as Covid measure

February 10, 2021

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CWN Editor's Note: The government of South Sudan has ordered the closing of churches, as an emergency measure against the Covid epidemic. Bishop Mathew Remijio of Wau announced all Masses would be “suspended until further notice,” citing the government order. Bishop Edward Hiiboro Kussala of Tombura-Yambio appealed to the government to reconsider the ban on religious worship, saying “the Church is there to offer comfort and spiritual support to all.”

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