Prayer Called for Southern Sudanese Christians Ahead of Peace Talks

Ahead of the Inter-Sudanese peace talks scheduled to begin on Sept. 15, Christians are calling for prayers for Southern Sudanese, who now face increased persecution, according to reports.

Prayer Called for Southern Sudanese Christians AheInternally displaced Sudanese women in the Kutum refugee camp in southern Darfur. The Sudanese government and two main rebel groups from Sudan's western Darfur region would attend peace talks starting on Sept. 15. (photo: REUTERS/Beatrice Mategwa)

In an interview published on Monday by Mission Network News (MNN), the Persecution Project Foundation (PPF) raised the call for prayer as its international team of investigators examines wreckage from the late-July crash that killed Sudan's Christian Vice-President Dr. John Garang.