Juba, 05 July, 2022 / 9:55 pm (ACI Africa).
The Vatican Secretary of State who is currently visiting South Sudan has said that Pope Francis is “very much concerned” about the progress of efforts towards lasting peace and reconciliation in the East-Central African nation.
Addressing Journalists at Juba International Airport when he arrived in the country Tuesday, July 5, Cardinal Pietro Parolin reconfirmed the desire of the Holy Father to realize his pastoral visit to the country and that he is praying for the people of God in the world’s youngest nation.
“The Holy Father is very much concerned about the peace and reconciliation in South Sudan,” Cardinal Parolin said, and added, “The Holy Father is willing to come to South Sudan to share with you the communion.”
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Pope Francis, the Vatican-based Cardinal said, “is also putting you the population of the Church and the government in prayers and assures you of his spiritual support.”