Religion influences Sudan vote

Some believe that the referendum is a gift from God which will lead to south's independence.

    Nearly 4 million Sudanese will vote on Sunday in a referendum for independence.

    Some south Sudanese think that it is their destiny to be part of a separate nation and that it is written in the Old Testament.

    Al Jazeera's Casey Kauffman reports from a village church in South Sudan.

    SOURCE: Al Jazeera


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