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Vatican Envoy Urges South Sudan Peace

A top Vatican envoy is urging South Sudanese President Salva Kiir and First Vice President Riek Machar to peacefully end the wave of violence that gripped the capital, Juba, for four days last week, leaving hundreds of people dead and thousands of others displaced. Cardinal Peter Kodwo Turkson met Tuesday with Kiir and delivered a message directly from Pope Francis. Turkson, who is from Ghana, said he discussed with Kiir the need to peacefully end the recent conflict in South Sudan. He...

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