Laying ground for papal visit, Vatican foreign minister travels to South Sudan
December 28, 2021
CWN Editor's Note: Archbishop Paul Richard Gallagher, the Holy See’s Secretary for Relations with States, traveled to South Sudan (map) from December 21-23 in preparation for a possible papal trip.
In 2017, Pope Francis announced that he hoped to join Anglican Archbishop Justin Welby of Canterbury in a visit to South Sudan, but plans for a trip have been delayed by civil conflict there.
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