Global response to pope’s call to pray for South Sudan and the Democratic Republic of Congo

February 18, 2018

[Anglican Communion News Service] Anglican provinces around the world have responded positively to Pope Francis’ call for an ecumenical day of prayer and fasting for peace, with a particular focus on South Sudan and the Democratic Republic of Congo. The pope made his call during his traditional Angelus address to crowds in Saint Peter’s Square in the Vatican Feb. 4. The call was endorsed that week by a number of senior Anglicans, including the acting primate of the Anglican Church of South Sudan, chair of the Anglican Consultative Council, the secretary general of the Anglican Communion and the deputy director of the Anglican Centre in Rome.

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