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Francis Pope appeals to South Sudan’s leaders to halt the bloodshed

By Linda Bordoni/ In his first official discourse after landing in South Sudan’s capital city, Pope Francis issued an appeal for peace and reminded those in power that their purpose is to serve the community.   Addressing the nation’s Authorities, Civil Society and Diplomatic Corps at the Presidential Palace of Juba on Friday afternoon, shortly after his arrival in the ravaged East African nation, the Pope reminded them he has come “as a pilgrim of reco ...more

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What characterizes the Baptism Site this year?

By Fr. Dr. Rif'at Bader : For the first time, marking the day of the Christian pilgrimage to the Baptism Site ...more

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