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South Sudan Defies Peace Deal; Recruits 10,000 Soldiers

South Sudan Defies Peace Deal; Recruits 10,000 Soldiers

Despite efforts over the past year to establish peace in South Sudan, it seems that local governments may be heading in another direction. Recent reports indicate that President Salva Kiir and the South Sudan National Security Service have recruited approximately 10,000 new fighters, breaching the terms of the peace deal.

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Pope Francis’ Kiss: Minor Gesture or Symbol of Peace for South Sudan?

Pope Francis’ Kiss: Minor Gesture or Symbol of Peace for South Sudan?

For the past several years, South Sudan’s civil war has left hundreds of thousands of people dead and millions of refugees displaced from their homes. Prominent figures such as Bishop Eduardo Kussala have dedicated their time to establishing peace in the warring nation. During these trying times, even the smallest

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Pope Heads to South Sudan in 2020 for Dialogue with Leaders

Pope Heads to South Sudan in 2020 for Dialogue with Leaders

This past Sunday, Pope Francis addressed the Vatican with his intentions to join the dialogue on South Sudan by visiting the war-torn nation in the upcoming year.
For the past several years, South Sudan has been caught in a civil war that has left countless people dead or displaced from

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South Sudan President and Rebel Leader Form Transitional Government

South Sudan President and Rebel Leader Form Transitional Government

Recently, South Sudan’s president Salva Kiir met with rebel leader Riek Machar, and the two parties agreed on a coalition to help stabilize the region and form a transitional government by the 12th of November of this year.
When South Sudan split away from Sudan in 2011, the region had

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Italian Bishops’ Conference donates one million euros to South Sudan

Italian Bishops’ Conference donates one million euros to South Sudan

South Sudan is set to receive a one million euro donation from the Italian Catholic Bishops’ Conference (Conferenza Episcopale Italian, CEI.) The funds are pledged “in favor of the people of South Sudan” according to the conference and targeted to aid multiple humanitarian issues.
This marks the fourth year in

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