Are the pictures real?
The pictures are real. These are documents from April 11, 2019. They show Pope Francis on his knees kissing the shoes of South Sudanese politicians. After the predominantly Christian South Sudan, inhabited by black African peoples, separated from the majority Muslim-Arab Sudan in 2011, was embroiled in a bloody tribal war that soon followed. It claimed about 200,000 lives between 2013 and 2018, leading to two million homeless and displaced people. It was a disaster of the greatest magnitude for a country of 13 million people.