The Vatican Secretary of State who is currently visiting South Sudan has told authorities in the East-Central African that the only “necessary fight” should be the one toward “peace and development”.
The Archbishop of Canterbury and the Moderator of the General Assembly of the Church of Scotland have, in separate messages, assured the people of God in South Sudan that their ecumenical pilgrimage that was postponed will be realized.
The Vatican Secretary of State who is currently visiting South Sudan has said that Pope Francis is “very much concerned” about the progress of efforts towards lasting peace and reconciliation in the East-Central African nation.
The visit of the Vatican Secretary of State to South Sudan on the day Pope Francis was previously scheduled to arrive in the East-Central African nation “doesn’t replace” the visit of the Holy Father to the country, a Catholic Bishop in the country has said.
Pope Francis has urged the people of God in the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) and South Sudan not to let themselves “be robbed of hope” despite his decision to postpone his pastoral trip to the two African nations.
Catechists in the Catholic Diocese of Rumbek in South Sudan have been called upon “to remain active” in their ministry of evangelization at the grassroots.
The Catholic Bishop of Rumbek in South Sudan has announced a “Diocesan Week” to be realized at the end of July with participants focusing on the ongoing preparations for the Synod on Synodality.
A Catholic Priest ministering in South Sudan’s Yei Diocese is calling on the people of God in the East-Central African country to stop revenge and hatred among themselves and instead free themselves and live together as children of God.
The Catholic Bishop of South Sudan’s Yei Catholic Diocese has called on Major Seminarians in the East-Central African nation to “develop pastoral compassion” as they journey toward serving the people of God in Priesthood.
A Catholic Bishop in South Sudan is bemoaning the tendency of the citizens of the East-Central African to rely on humanitarian assistance.
The Catholic Archbishop of Juba in South Sudan has urged politicians in the East African nation to avoid causing divisions among citizens amid reported conflicts at camps for the Internally Displaced Persons (IDPs) in Juba.
On the occasion of World Refugee Day marked Monday, June 20, a former refugee who fled war-torn South Sudan, has highlighted the role of the Catholic Church in general and Catholic missionaries in particular in his life journey.
The Catholic Archbishop of Juba in South Sudan has assured the people of God in the East-Central African nation of Pope Francis’ determination to realize the previously scheduled ecumenical visit that he is to undertake alongside the Archbishop of Canterbury, Justin Welby, and the Moderator of the Church of Scotland, Jim Wallace.
On the International Day for the Elimination of Sexual Violence in Conflict marked June 19, Church leaders in South Sudan have urged citizens not to stigmatize victims of such abuses.
Officials of the Catholic Organization for Development and Peace (CODEP) have paid a solidarity visit to victims of an attack in a village that left many people injured in South Sudan’s Tombura-Yambio Diocese.
At the ecumenical prayer session organized by members of the South Sudan Council of Churches (SSCC), the Archbishop of Juba has challenged church leaders God in the East-Central African nation to lead by example and be “lovers of humanity”.
The Catholic Organization for Development and Peace (CODEP), the Social Wing of the Catholic Diocese of Tombura-Yambio (CDTY), has reached out to teenage girls in prison with food and non-food items.
Members of the South Sudan Council of Churches (SSCC) have, in a collective statement, encouraged the people of God in the East-Central African nation “to actively participate” in the planned ecumenical prayer session schedule to take place on Saturday, June 18.
A campaign dubbed “Remember Pope Francis' Kiss for Peace” that was launched in South Sudan is to continue despite the postponement of the previously scheduled ecumenical visit that the Holy Father was to undertake alongside the Archbishop of Canterbury, Justin Welby, and the Moderator of the Church of Scotland, Jim Wallace.
Preparations toward the ecumenical visit to South Sudan “will continue” despite the decision to postpone the three-day event that was scheduled for July 5-7, the Archbishop of Juba has said.