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Pope kneels, kisses feet of South Sudan leaders

Vatican Media, AFP

Posted at Apr 12 2019 12:46 PM

Pope kneels, kisses feet of South Sudan leaders

In this photo taken and released on April 11, 2019 by the Vatican Press Office, Vatican Media, Pope Francis (bottom) kneels to kiss the feet of South Sudan's President Salva Kiir Mayardit (center) and South Sudan opposition leader Riek Machar (right) at the Pope's Santa Marta residence in the Vatican. Pope Francis on April 11 knelt and kissed the feet of leaders of South Sudan at the end of a two-day retreat to help them solidify a peace agreement.