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Pope brings this year no visit to South Sudan

Pope brings this year no visit to South Sudan

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Pope Francis brings this year no visit to South Sudan. The journey would, according to Italian media due to safety reasons, have been delayed.

The religious potentate would be around October to Africa. The Vatican showed Tuesday only to know that the possibilities for travel are examined, but that this year will not succeed.

Francis gave earlier this year in an interview to know that he will go to South Sudan wanted to travel. South Sudan is embroiled in a civil war, which has more than 1.7 million people on the run are captured. In parts of the country there also famine.

The octogenarian pope to visit in september, Colombia. Also, there is travel to India and Bangladesh on the program. Thereof, the dates are not yet known.

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