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Youth Walk 9 Days and 250 Miles Across South Sudan to See Pope Francis

Courtesy of Sister Orla Treacy of Loreto Rumbek schoolOn Jan. 25, 60 youth and 24 adults, including Bishop Christian Carlassare (center) and Sister Orla Treacy (right) started on a nine-day, 255-mile pilgrimage from Rumbek to Juba, South Sudan, for Pope Francis’ Feb. 3-5 visit.

A group of 60 young people and 24 adults participated in the peace pilgrimage, an initiative of the Diocese of Rumbek.