Representatives of the South Sudan Council of Churches (SSCC) want an end to inter-communal violent conflicts in the East-Central African country.
Catholic Bishops in Sudan and South Sudan have, in their collective Easter Message, expressed the hope that political leaders in the two neighboring countries will foster “justice, peace and reconciliation”, and not “take us back to war”.
The Catholic Bishop of Rumbek Diocese in South Sudan has recalled the 26 April 2021 incident when he was attacked and shot in both legs and attributed his survival to divine intervention.
The planned ecumenical visit of Pope Francis, The Archbishop of Canterbury, Justin Welby, and the Moderator of the Church of Scotland to South Sudan later this year is “a great encouragement” to the people of God in the East-Central African nation, a Catholic Bishop in the country has said.
A campaign dubbed “remember Pope Francis' Kiss for Peace” that was recently launched in South Sudan aims at challenging political leaders in the East-Central African nation to foster “peace and stability”, an activist involved in the campaign has said.
The planned Apostolic journey of Pope Francis to South Sudan later this year is receiving “a real sense of expectation” in the East-Central African nation, an official of the of Jesuit Refugee Service (JRS) has said.
The Catholic Archbishop of Juba in South Sudan has said “the Church is satisfied with” the government’s preparations to welcome Pope Francis in his planned maiden Apostolic visit to the East-Central African nation in July.
The planned Apostolic journey of Pope Francis to South Sudan later this year is an opportunity for the local Church to engage in the process of reconciliation, a Catholic Bishop in the East-Central African nation has said.
The construction of the Papal dais has kicked off in South Sudan’s capital city, Juba, with the blessing of the ground.
More than 250 displaced boys and girls from South Sudan are learning the value of discipline and teamwork through sports in a Psycho-Social Support program (MHPSS) spearheaded by Jesuits Refugee Service (JRS), an international refugee entity of the Society of Jesus (Jesuits).
A confrere of the newly ordained Bishop in South Sudan has described him as a person who takes his missionary vocation seriously and who has “love for humans”.
The Catholic Archbishop of Juba in South Sudan has reached out to Internally Displaced Persons (IDPs) in the country’s Eastern Equatoria State with food items following violent clashes.
The Catholic Archbishop of Juba in South Sudan has decried the reported violent clashes in the country’s Eastern Equatoria State, and said the violence being witnessed is “work of the devil”.
The number of refugees arriving in Uganda from neighboring South Sudan has risen in the past weeks, a Catholic Priest ministering in Uganda’s Catholic Archdiocese of Gulu has said, and exuded confidence that the planned Papal visit to the East-Central African country will ignite hope in the displaced people.
The ruling in the case of last year’s shooting of the Bishop of Rumbek Diocese in South Sudan that was first mentioned on January 26 has been postponed to mid-April, the judge has said.
The Archbishop Emeritus of Sudan’s Khartoum Archdiocese has told the newly ordained Bishop of Rumbek Diocese in South Sudan to guide the people of God in his Episcopal See to be disciples of Jesus Christ.
The representative of the Holy Father to South Sudan who has arrived in the Catholic Diocese of Rumbek to preside over the Episcopal Ordination of the new Bishop for the South Sudanese Diocese has said it was a long-awaited event.
It was an emotional Wednesday mid-morning characterized with dance and jubilation at Rumbek Airstrip in South Sudan’s Lakes State as members of the Clergy, women and men Religious, the Laity, State officials, and members of the public received the Bishop-elect for the Catholic Diocese of Rumbek, Mons. Christian Carlassare.
Catholic Bishops in Sudan and South Sudan have launched the logo and the motto of the visit of Pope Francis to the world’s youngest country early July, saying the two are a call for peace in the East-Central African nation.
A Catholic Missionary Nun serving in South Sudan has said that the planned pastoral visit of Pope Francis to the country in July denotes hope for peace in the East-Central African nation.