Vatican Names South Sudan Archbishop Cardinal [3:04]
Stephen Ameyu, the Archbishop of the Metropolitan Catholic Archdiocese of Juba and the designated cardinal, emphasizes that his appointment by Pope Francis signifies the importance of South Sudan to the Vatican. Mulla is part of 21 church leaders selected by Francis to be elevated to the position of cardinal. Monsignor Lonut Paul, the Charge d’Affaires at the Vatican embassy in South Sudan, further asserts that Ameyu's elevation to cardinal exemplifies the Holy See's admiration for the people of South Sudan. For South Sudan in Focus, Waakhe Simon Wudu reports from Juba.