Pope Francis will not visit South Sudan during African tour this week – sources  

VATICAN CITY, VATICAN – JUNE 14: Pope Francis waves to the faithful as he arrives in St. Peter’s Square for a meeting with the Roman Diocesans on June 14, 2015 in Vatican City, Vatican. The Pontiff invited everyone to pay attention to environmental issues during his Sunday Angelus blessing. His upcoming encyclical ‘Laudato Sii’ on the environment will be launched at a Vatican on Thursday. (Photo by Franco Origlia/Getty Images)

September 2nd 2019 (Nyamilepedia) – Pope Francis will not visit world’s youngest nation, South Sudan, during this week’s tour to Africa, according to the sources in Juba.

From September 4th to September 10th, Pope Francis will visit Mozambique, Madagascar and Mauritius.

Last week, there were reports that the head of the Roman Catholic Church was visiting four African countries including South Sudan.

However, a source in Juba told the Nyamilepedia on Monday that the pontiff will not visit South Sudan.

“He is not coming to South Sudan. This country is not included in his current visit,” the source said.


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