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Referendo no Sudão

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In a land where the state has yet to set up much in the way of infrastructure, the church with its simple but sturdy network is king. At least, so one might be tempted to say in South Sudan where a civil administration is only gradually being built as the region heads towards independence, separating southern Christians from northern Muslims. A secession referendum held last week enjoys massive backing from church leaders who are far more respected by the population than the grim old bush fighters that lead the soon-to-be country. Priests urged believers to vote in churches across the south.