Maryknoll Office for Global Concerns

Representing Maryknoll Fathers & Brothers, Maryknoll Sisters, and Maryknoll Lay Missioners
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South Sudan

Prayer for South Sudan

Date: 
Jul 9, 2017
Location: 
Day of Independence
South Sudan gained independence from Sudan on July 9, 2011 as the outcome of a 2005 peace agreement that ended Africa's longest-running civil war. Independence did not bring conflict in South Sudan to an end. Currently, more than 3.5 million people have been displaced and 7.5 million need emergency aid as a result of South Sudan’s three-year-old civil conflict. Oil revenues have declined, farming and business activities have halted in many areas, and inflation has soared.

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