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United Nations agencies said over 9,000 people were displaced in the clashes, while an unknown number of people have been killed.
The Holy Father's trip to Africa will begin in July 2 in Kinshasa and conclude July 7 in Juba.
Pope Francis and Anglican Archbishop of Canterbury Say South Sudan Trip Will Be a ‘Pilgrimage of Peace’
The Holy Father is currently scheduled to travel to Juba July 5-7.
Doctor Catena discussed how many of their patients who come from the north are Muslims who have never had exposure to Christianity.
Father Carlassare responded to the sentencing on April 25, saying that he prayed for ‘conversion and healing.’
The 44-year-old Italian had served as a missionary priest in South Sudan’s Malakal diocese since 2005.
South Sudan, a landlocked country of 11 million people in east-central Africa, gained independence from the Republic of the Sudan following a referendum in January 2011.
Father Charles Mbikoyo, who has been studying in Rome for a few years, is about to go back to his homeland to give hope and support to his people, traumatized by decades of war, and rehabilitate other former child soldiers.
‘I Offer the Pain I’m Going Through’: Shot Catholic Bishop-Elect Prays for Purification of South Sudan Diocese
Bishop-elect Carlassare was shot in both legs when two armed men fired multiple bullets at him after breaking into his room at the priests’ residence at Holy Family Cathedral in Rumbek in the early hours of April 26.