Caritas South Sudan, the development and humanitarian arm of the Catholic Bishops in the East-Central African country, has reached out to hundreds of households fleeing the war that broke out in Sudan on April 15.
There is need for Christians to foster supportive relationships, taking deliberate efforts to guard themselves from envy, a Catholic Priest ministering in South Sudan’s Catholic Archdiocese of Juba has said.
Bishop Alex Lodiong Sakor Eyobo of South Sudan’s Catholic Diocese of Yei is appealing for prayers for the three candidates awaiting ordination in October, the second for the Diocese since 2012, to prioritize the needs of the people in their ministry among the people of God.
The Vicar General of South Sudan’s Malakal Diocese has cautioned people of God affected by floods in Upper Nile State that is covered by the South Sudanese Episcopal See against despair.
The Chargé d'affaires of the Vatican Nunciature in South Sudan has cautioned Catholic University of South Sudan (CUoSS) students against discouragement, and instead make every effort to focus on their studies with commitment.
The people of God in South Sudan are being cautioned against the “culture of silence” in the face of abuses against children and vulnerable adults.
The Auxiliary Bishop of South Sudan’s Juba Archdiocese has called on the government to shun civil strife, and instead engage in creating opportunities for employment in the East-Central African nation.
The Presidential directive exempting foreign missionaries from paying for work permits in South Sudan is yet to be implemented, the Chairperson of the Religious Superiors Association of South Sudan (RSASS) has told ACI Africa.
Bishop Edward Hiiboro Kussala of South Sudan’s Catholic Diocese of Tombura-Yambio (CDTY) remembers his late predecessor, Bishop Joseph Abangite Gasi , as a prayerful man, who also taught others to be prayerful.
At the annual death anniversary of Bishop Joseph Abangite Gasi, the South Sudanese Catholic Bishop who died on 12 September 2014 after having served as Local Ordinary of South Sudan’s Catholic Diocese of Tombura-Yambio (CDTY) for over three decades has been remembered as a “beacon of love and faith”.
Archbishop Stephen Ameyu Martin of South Sudan’s Catholic Archdiocese of Juba has cautioned members of the Young Christian Students (YCS) in his Metropolitan See against religious discrimination.
“Guard the ecclesial fidelity of your people,” this was the final recommendation Pope Francis made to the 110 Catholic Bishops mostly from Africa and Asia during his audience with them inside the Clementine Hall of the Apostolic Palace near St. Peter's Basilica in Vatican City.
The Auxiliary Bishop of the Catholic Archdiocese of Washington DC in the U.S. has underscored the value of love in healing and mending broken relationships.
The yearlong Golden Jubilee celebrations of the establishment of the Sudan Catholic Bishops’ Conference (SCBC) seeks to foster the unity of the people of God in the Conference that brings together those at the helm of the two Catholic Dioceses in Sudan and the seven in South Sudan.
The violence in the territory covered by South Sudan’s Catholic Diocese of Yei and the lack of personnel are the reasons behind the closure of the community of the Comboni Missionary Sisters (CMS) in the South Sudanese Diocese, the Provincial Superior has said.
Members of the Comboni Missionaries of the Heart of Jesus (MCCJ) have not abandoned their pastoral ministry in South Sudan’s Catholic Diocese of Yei despite the security challenges, the Provincial Superior has told ACI Africa in an interview.
Prince Justin Agbiamamu of Yengiri Payam in South Sudan’s Enzo County of Western Equatoria State (WES), who was reportedly assassinated on August 30 was known for “noble and heroic acts”, Bishop Eduardo Hiiboro Kussala of the country’s Catholic Diocese of Tombura-Yambio (CDTY) has recalled.
Catholic Missionaries have fled South Sudan’s Catholic Diocese of Yei amid insecurity, the Local Ordinary has told ACI Africa in an interview.
A Catholic Bishop in South Sudan has weighed in on the country’s Media Authority caution against the circulation of the “wrong version” of the National Flag, calling for respect of national symbols of the world’s newest country.
Plans are underway for the launch of a binational yearlong Eucharistic Congress in South Sudan’s Catholic Diocese of Wau.