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Houses of God

Houses of God

Issue: "Africa, Inc.," Oct. 10, 2009

Until political stability comes to the region and money is raised to build a new building, a large tree is used as a place of worship in Liethnhom, a village in southern Sudan. According to the pastor (who wishes to remain anonymous for safety reasons), the war has destroyed everything. The tree is the only "structure" large enough to accommodate those who come to worship and pray.

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