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Sudan Church Leaders Statement on the Future

Sudanese Church leaders from Sudan Council of Churches (SCC) member and non-member churches, assembled in Juba on March 10/11, 2011, to review the situation after the referendum in January 2011, in South Sudan to separate from North Sudan. The group discussed the challenges ahead, especially after July 9, when South Sudan will become independent, and two new nations need to be built: North and South Sudan.
A statement was issued by Bp Ezekiel Kondo, Chairman of the SCC on behalf of the group.