The Catholic Church in South Sudan has played a “crucial role” in spreading the message of the Gospel, fostering formal education, and healthcare, the President of the East-Central African nation has at the event of the centenary celebration of St. Joseph Kuajok Parish of Wau Diocese.
As Pope Francis begins the first leg of his previously postponed pastoral trip to two African nations that the Vatican confirmed on December 1, the people of God in South Sudan where he is set to arrive on Friday, February 3 have been urged to be proactive in spreading messages of peace, love and unity.
The people of God in the Catholic Diocese of Torit in South Sudan have been urged to cooperate with the new Bishop who was Consecrated on Sunday, January 15.
The Cardinal in Sudan has urged Catholics in the Diocese of Yei in South Sudan to collaborate with their new Bishop “to strengthen the body of Christ” in the South Sudanese Diocese.
The Archbishop Emeritus of Sudan’s Khartoum Archdiocese has told the newly ordained Bishop of Rumbek Diocese in South Sudan to guide the people of God in his Episcopal See to be disciples of Jesus Christ.