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Sr. Alice Jurugo Drajea, Superior General of the Sisters of the Sacred Heart of Jesus (SHS). Credit: ACI Africa

Pastoral Work, Education at “standstill” in Sudan amid Violence: Religious Order Superior

Jun 24, 2023

Pastoral work, and education are among services at “a standstill” in Sudan amid violence, the Superior General of the Sisters of the Sacred Heart of Jesus (SHS) has said.

Sr. Lucy Tiyu (left), Sr. Rose Ajija (center), and Sr. Pierina Achito (right), all from the SHS community of Umbadah Omdurman in Sudan’s capital, Khartoum. Credit: The Vulnerable People Project

Catholic Nuns Safely Evacuated from Sudan to South Sudan Came “with nothing”: Superior

Jun 14, 2023

The three members of the Religious Order of the Sisters of the Sacred Heart of Jesus (SHS) who were safely evacuated from Sudan to South Sudan last month arrived in the country’s capital, Juba, “with nothing”, the Superior General of the Congregation has told ACI Africa in an interview.

The Vulnerable People Project rescue three nuns trapped in the middle of the crossfire in the capital of Sudan, Khartoum, May 2023. | Credit: The Vulnerable People Project / The Vulnerable People Project

Catholic Nuns “thankful” after Safe Evacuation from Sudan to South Sudan amidst Violence

May 24, 2023

Three members of the Religious Order of the Sisters of the Sacred Heart of Jesus (SHS) have expressed gratitude to the Vulnerable People Project (VPP), a Catholic apostolate dedicated to helping people escape conflict, for facilitating their safe evacuation from Sudan to South Sudan amid violence in the Northeastern African nation.

Credit: Aid to the Church in Need (ACN) Portugal

Mozambique’s First Catholic Seminary to Receive Facelift after Damage in Civil War

Nov 22, 2021

The Catholic Church in Mozambique has written to the Pontifical charity foundation, Aid to the Church in Need (ACN) Portugal, requesting for help to renovate Mozambique’s first Catholic Seminary that was ruined in the country’s 1977 civil war.

Fr. Sílvio Moreira (right) and Fr. João de Deus Gonçalves Kamtedza (left) who died during the Mozambican civil war. Credit: Courtesy Photo

Catholic Diocese to Initiate Sainthood Cause for Jesuits Murdered in Mozambican Civil War

May 18, 2021

The leadership of Mozambique’s Catholic Diocese of Tete is set to initiate the sainthood causes of two members of the Society of Jesus (Jesuits) who were killed during the country’s civil war more than three decades ago.