Africa In S. Sudan, churches struggle to keep role as trusted peacemakers

South Sudan's civil war recently entered its second year. Unlike in past wars, church leaders here are having an increasingly hard time participating in peace talks and mediation.

By , Correspondent

Jason Patinkin

Wearing an immaculate white cassock, Catholic Bishop Paride Taban strides through the mud and tents of the Jebel displaced persons camp in South Sudan’s capital Juba on a recent Sunday.