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.
A Catholic Missionary Priest ministering in South Sudan’s Catholic Diocese of Rumbek (CDOR) has urged the youth to embrace a life of prayer.
A Catholic Missionary Priest serving in South Sudan’s Catholic Archdiocese of Juba has challenged youth leaders in the South Sudanese only Metropolitan See not to view their respective positions “as power but as service” to the Church.
The immediate former Apostolic Nuncio to Sudan has lauded the Catholic Diocese of Malakal in South Sudan, for giving hope to victims of the Sudan war that broke out on April 15.
The Vatican Secretary of State concluded his four-day visit to South Sudan on August 17 by calling upon the people of God in the country to abandon they old ways of war and division, and to work towards conversion in their pursuit of peace and reconciliation.
The Vatican Secretary of State who arrived in South Sudan on August 14 on a four-day visit has comforted returnees and refugees in the Catholic Diocese of Malakal, who were displaced by the Sudan war that started on April 15 and expressed the closeness of the Holy Father with them.
The Vatican Secretary of State who arrived in South Sudan on August 14 has urged the people of God in the East-Central African country to continue working towards building a united and peaceful nation by embracing the spirit of peace and reconciliation.
The Vatican Secretary of State has arrived in South Sudan, with the intention to meet people fleeing violence from neighboring Sudan, among other activities lined up for his four-day stay in the East Central African country.
The development wing of the Archdiocese of Juba in South Sudan which has remained closed since 2021 for alleged mismanagement has been reopened and mandated to work towards alleviating poverty and ensuring that the people of God in the entire country live in peace.
Bishop Edward Hiiboro Kussala of the Catholic Diocese of Tombura Yambio has said the annual anniversary in memory of his predecessor, Joseph Abangite Gasi, will be an opportunity to seek peace and love in South Sudan.
The best way to celebrate Martyrs Day in South Sudan is by reflecting on peace and contemplating the lives and the sacrifice of the country’s fallen heroes, a Catholic Bishop in the East-Central African country has said.
When Liebo Bona, a native of Malakal in South Sudan’s Upper Nile State arrived in Sudan in 2016 and landed a teaching job at a private school in Sudan’s capital Khartoum, he was convinced that his problems were behind him.
The Bishop of the Catholic Diocese of Malakal in South Sudan’s Upper Nile State has described the situation of returnees from war-torn Sudan as “very bad” and appealed to the international community to support the diocese that is reaching out to those affected by the violence.
Bishop Mathew Remijio Adam of South Sudan’s Wau Diocese has urged members of the Catholic Men Association (CMA) in his Episcopal See to go beyond their respective ethnicities, and instead strive for collaboration to bring positive change to society.
Bishop Mathew Remijio Adam of South Sudan’s Wau Diocese has described crime levels in the East-Central African nation as “very alarming”, and advocated for efforts towards lasting peace.