Yei, 17 May, 2022 / 9:00 pm (ACI Africa).
The representative of the Holy Father in South Sudan has said that the planned ecumenical visit to the East-Central African nation is “a moment of grace” for the people of God in the country.
Addressing the congregation during the Episcopal Ordination of Bishop Alex Lodiong Sakor Eyobo of Yei Diocese, Archbishop Hubertus van Megen also invited members of the Clergy, women and men Religious, and the Laity to work alongside the Bishops for the success of the event.
Pope Francis is expected to arrive in South Sudan on July 5 in his two-African-nation pastoral trip that is to begin in the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) on July 2.
The Holy Father is to realize the South Sudan trip along with the Archbishop of Canterbury, Justin Welby, and the Moderator of the Church of Scotland, Jim Wallace.
“Let us work and prepare with the Bishops for the event that is coming because it is going to be a moment of grace for all of us,” Archbishop van Megen said during the May 15 consecration event that took place at Christ the King Cathedral of Yei Diocese.