Pope Francis in South Sudan: Raising Voices Against Injustice and Meeting Civil War Victims

Pope Francis continued his trip to Africa on February 3, 2023, with a visit to South Sudan. During his time there, the Pope urged clergy to raise their voices against injustice.

The Pope was welcomed by a group of Catholic pilgrims who had walked nine days to Juba, the capital of South Sudan. He met with victims of the country’s civil war and urged them to look to the future with hope.

The Pope also visited a refugee camp and spoke to the people living there. He encouraged them to stay strong in their faith and to stand up against injustice.

The Pope’s visit to South Sudan is part of a larger tour of Africa. He is scheduled to visit several other countries in the region, including Kenya, Uganda, and the Democratic Republic of Congo.

Throughout his tour, Pope Francis has used his platform to call for greater respect for human rights and to speak out against injustice.

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