Pope Francis has appealed to President Salva Kiir, his former deputy turned rebel leader Riek Machar, and three other vice presidents to respect an armistice they signed and commit to forming a unity government next month.
“Seek that which unites, overcome that which divides, ” Pope reminds S.Sudanese leaders.

Pope Francis also knelt and kissed the feet of South Sudan’s rival leaders Thursday, in an unprecedented act to encourage them to strengthen the country’s peace process.