St. Daniele Comboni witnessed “the horror of slavery” as a missionary in the mid-19th century in what is now Sudan.
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.
Bishop Christian Carlassare of Rumbek Diocese in South Sudan has remembered his predecessor, Bishop Caesar Mazzolari, as a tireless “sower”.
Bishop Macram Max Gassis, the first Catholic Bishop of El Obeid Diocese in Sudan, has passed on in the U.S. after suffering poor health “for many months”. He was aged 84.
Sister María del Carmen Galicia, a Mexican nun of the Comboni Missionary Sisters who worked in Sudan, an African country with a 97% Muslim population, stressed that “peaceful coexistence” is possible between the followers of Islam and Christianity.
A Postulant of the Comboni Missionaries of the Heart of Jesus (MCCJ) in the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) is admitted in hospital with gun injuries on his leg following an attack allegedly by Mai-Mai Kata Katanga rebels.
The Feast Day of Blessed Giuseppe Ambrosoli, a Comboni Priest who served in Uganda’s Archdiocese of Gulu for years will be July 28.
The envisioned beatification of Fr. Giuseppe Ambrosoli, a Comboni Priest who ministered in Uganda’s Archdiocese of Gulu is “a mission event”, the Postulator guiding the course of the Italian-born Missionary Priest has said, and exuded confidence that the event will “keep the missionary flame alive and burning” in the Comboni Family working in the East African country.
For 20 years, Fr. Egidio Tocalli stayed in the same room that had hosted Fr. Giuseppe Ambrosoli, a member of the Comboni Missionaries who ran a hospital in Uganda’s Archdiocese of Gulu, and slept in the bed where the Priest who is set for beatification on November 20 had slept.
Through the example of Fr. Giuseppe Joseph Ambrosoli, a member of the Comboni Missionaries who treated patients from poor backgrounds at a hospital in Uganda, doctors and nurses appreciate their God-given gift to perform miracles by loving the sick.
Humanitarian needs in South Sudan’s Unity, Upper Nile and Jonglei States are “overwhelming” due to violent conflicts and general “unrest”, a Catholic Nun serving in the country’s Catholic Diocese of Malakal has said.
One of the six suspects in the case of the shooting of the Bishop-elect for the Catholic Diocese of Rumbek in South Sudan has confessed to the crime.
Embracing dialogue for peaceful coexistence in South Sudan is posing a challenge especially for those who have experienced direct effects of civil war, a Catholic Missionary Nun serving in the East-Central African nation has said.
The Bishop-elect for South Sudan’s Rumbek Diocese who survived an assassination attempt in April is envisioning the revival of the trauma healing center that provided psychosocial assistance to pastoral agents including members of the Clergy and women and men Religious in the East-Central African nation.
The Bishop of South Sudan’s Catholic Diocese of Tombura-Yambio has lauded the Comboni Missionaries in the country for founding the largest media entity in the East-Central African nation, the Catholic Radio Network (CRN).
For three decades now, retired Catholic Bishop Macram Max Gassis who served as the Local Ordinary of Sudan’s El Obeid Catholic Diocese before he was exiled from the country in 1990, two years into his episcopacy, has continued to reach out to the vulnerable groups in the Northeast African nation, helping them both materially and spiritually.
Lively liturgical celebrations that give space for young people to participate in the life of the church in Africa explains the growing number of vocations on the continent, a member of the Comboni Missionaries of the Heart of Jesus (MCCJ) has said.
The Bishop-elect for South Sudan’s Rumbek Diocese who was shot last night is nursing bullet wounds at a health facility in the South Sudanese Diocese, multiple sources have told ACI Africa.
The Bishop-elect of South Sudan’s Catholic Diocese of Rumbek has expressed concerns over growing inter-communal violence that has left more than twenty young people dead in Lakes State, a region covered by the episcopal see he is expected to administer.
The Bishop-elect for South Sudan’s Wau Diocese has welcomed his appointment, describing it as a positive response to the “Holy Father’s request.”