Bishop Edward Eduardo Hiiboro with members of the Catholic Radio Network (CRN) in South Sudan/ Credit: ACI Africa

South Sudanese Bishop Lauds Comboni Missionaries for Founding Catholic Radio Network

May 20, 2021

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).

Some members of the Sudan Catholic Bishops’ Conference (SCBC) during their Annual Plenary Assembly that took place in Sudan’s Khartoum Archdiocese November 9-16. / ACI Africa

Bishops in Sudan and South Sudan “reorganize” Conference to Meet Church Needs

Nov 21, 2020

In an effort to realize operational efficiency and provide clarity in Church administration, Bishops and heads of Dioceses in Sudan and South Sudan have reorganized the structures of their common forum and assigned personnel to oversee the various departments of the Sudan Catholic Bishops’ Conference (SCBC).

Students of the Bishop Abangite College of Science and Technology in the Diocese of Tombura-Yambio, South Sudan. / ACI Africa.

Over 200 School Candidates in South Sudan Benefit from Catholic COVID-19 Aid

Nov 5, 2020

The leadership of a Catholic Diocesan Radio in South Sudan has facilitated the distribution of protective equipment to over 200 high school students of Bishop Abangite College of Science and Technology in the Diocese of Tombura-Yambio in a COVID-19 aid aimed at ensuring that school going students remain safe during the pandemic.

Catholic journalists in South Sudan upgrading their skills at a workshop organized by the Association of Member Episcopal Conferences in Eastern Africa (AMECEA). / ACI Africa

Regional Conference Equips Journalists in South Sudan with COVID-19 Reporting Skills

Sep 30, 2020

The Association of Member Episcopal Conferences in Eastern Africa (AMECEA), the Kenya-based regional conference of Catholic Bishops in nine countries, has facilitated a skills-based training of Catholic journalists in South Sudan, which involved the building their capacities in radio production, fact checking and reporting on COVID-19.

South Sudan’s Small Christian Communities Benefit from Catholic Women COVID-19 Aid

Aug 2, 2020

Members of the Catholic Women Association in South Sudan, a group that empowers women in the Catholic Church spiritually, morally and economically, has extended assistance to families within Small Christian Community Centers (SCCs) in the Diocese of Yei, donating household goods.

AMDISS Peace Centre in South Sudan.

Catholic Journalists in South Sudan to Benefit from Newly Launched Peace Center

Jul 2, 2020

Catholic journalists in the world’s newest nation will benefit from the Peace Center for Journalists and Media Practitioners launched Wednesday, July 1 by the Association for Media Development in South Sudan (AMDISS) in partnership with the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO).

Caritas South Sudan volunteers at a past event / Caritas South Sudan Facebook

Over 900 Households Receive Boost from Caritas South Sudan to Engage in Farming

Jun 6, 2020

Caritas South Sudan, the development and humanitarian arm of the Catholic Bishops in the Eastern Africa country, has given seeds and farm tools to over 900 households in the Catholic Diocese of Yei to improve livelihoods and to contribute to economic growth in the country.

Evidence of vandalism and looting at Sout al Mahaba Radio of the diocese of Malakal, South Sudan. / Sr. Elena Balatti, CMS

Catholic Radio in South Sudan Needs $50,000 to Resume Broadcast after Vandalism, Looting

Oct 26, 2019

While the exact impact of the protracted South Sudan civil strife on the Church is yet to come to the light, Malakal diocese, one of the most affected ecclesial territories in the youngest nation of the world, is attempting to revive the seeming dampened spirits of the people of God through the revival of a damaged and looted radio station, which now requires US$50,000.00 to resume broadcasting, sources at the heart of the initiative have told ACI Africa.