South Sudan's bishops fear peace treaty will fail

Posted March 3, 2019 8:58 pm by Editor

South Sudan's bishops fear peace treaty will fail

Juba, South Sudan, Mar 3, 2019 / 05:11 pm (CNA).- A peace agreement between the South Sudanese government and opposition leaders is bound to fail, because root problems have not been addressed, warned Catholic bishops in the country.

A pastoral letter was released by the bishops after their meeting in Juba from Feb. 26-28. The Church leaders voiced concern that government officials do not have the resolve to observe the Revitalized Agreement on the Resolution of Conflict in South Sudan.

“We fear that this peace agreement is fatally flawed in itself and cannot bring true peace; we fear also that the current

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