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Archbishop Stephen Ameyu Martin of Juba Archdiocese in South Sudan. Credit: Courtesy Photo

“Be pillars of peace, unity within communities”: Archbishop to Clergy in South Sudan

Nov 26, 2022

The Catholic Archbishop of Juba in South Sudan has called on members of the Clergy in Torit Diocese to foster peace and unity in the East-Central African nation in a manner that they can rely upon.

Archbishop Stephen Ameyu Martin of South Sudan's Juba Archdiocese. Credit: Radio Bakhita

Aim for “sound education” in Universities to Fight Ignorance: South Sudanese Archbishop

Oct 14, 2022

The Archbishop of Juba in South Sudan has urged students in the East-Central African nation to aim for “sound education” at university level. 

Archbishop Stephen Ameyu Martin of South Sudan's Juba Archdiocese. Credit: Radio Bakhita/Facebook

“We cannot build church, nation based on tribalism”: Catholic Archbishop in South Sudan

Sep 27, 2022

There is need for the people of God in South Sudan to foster national values, going beyond their ethnic affiliations especially tribe, the Archbishop of Juba has said. 

Bishop Santo Loku Pio Doggale receiving Kush Bank donation. Credit: Catholic Radio Network

Bishops’ Secretariat in South Sudan Gets Boost from Local Bank for Security Infrastructure

Sep 3, 2022

The Secretariat of Sudan Catholic Bishops’ Conference (SCBC) has received a financial boost from a local financial institution toward security infrastructure at the Juba-based entity that suffered nighttime robbery on May 24-25.

The first batch of the unified armed forces. Credit: Courtesy Photo

“Do your work with honor, integrity”: Archbishop to South Sudan’s First Unified Troops

Sep 1, 2022

The Catholic Archbishop of Juba in South Sudan has called upon the thousands of troops constituting the first batch of the unified armed forces from previous rival groups to graduate in the East-Central African nation to serve the military “with honor and integrity”.

Members of the South Sudan Council of Churches (SSCC). Credit: SSCC

Politicians Laud Religious Leaders in South Sudanese State for Peace Initiatives

Aug 30, 2022

Politicians in South Sudan’s Western Equatoria State have lauded initiatives that faith-based leaders have undertaken in the Central-East African nation to end conflict among local communities.

St. Lawrence Minor Seminary - Juba. Credit: Courtesy Photo

Enroll Your Sons in Seminary for Integral Formation: Rector in South Sudan to Parents

Aug 15, 2022

The Rector of St. Lawrence Minor Seminary of Juba Archdiocese has encouraged parents in the South Sudanese Metropolitan See to consider enrolling their sons in the Archdiocesan institution of learning and formation.

Pietro Cardinal Parolin addressing journalists after his arrival in Juba on 5 July 2022. Credit: ACI Africa

Pope Francis “very much concerned about peace, reconciliation in South Sudan”: Secretary

Jul 5, 2022

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.

Archbishop Stephen Ameyu of South Sudan's Juba Archdiocese. Credit: ACI Africa

Pope Determined to Come to South Sudan, “don’t be discouraged”: Catholic Archbishop

Jun 21, 2022

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. 

Archbishop Stephen Ameyu Martin of South Sudan's Juba Archdiocese. Credit: Radio Bakhita/Facebook

Catholic Archdiocese in South Sudan to Devote Next Century to “developing” Local Languages

May 6, 2022

The Archbishop of the Catholic Archdiocese of Juba in South Sudan has said that the Metropolitan See will seek to prioritize the development of local languages in the next one hundred years.

Late Archbishop Paolino Lukudu Loro, the immediate former Archbishop of South Sudan’s Juba Archdiocese. He died 5 April 2021 in Kenya’s capital, Nairobi, at the age of 80. Credit : Courtesy Photo

One Year On, Late South Sudanese Archbishop Remembered as “healer, champion of love”

May 6, 2022

One year after his death, the immediate former Local Ordinary of Juba Archdiocese in South Sudan, Archbishop Paolino Lukudu Loro, has been remembered as a “healer and champion of love”.

Archbishop Stephen Ameyu of South Sudan's Juba Archdiocese. Credit: Courtesy Photo

Catholic Archbishop Urges Youth to Promote “peace, togetherness” in South Sudanese State

May 3, 2022

The Catholic Archbishop of Juba in South Sudan has urged young people in the country’s Eastern Equatoria State to promote peace and togetherness amid reported cases of violent conflicts. 

Archbishop Stephen Ameyu Martin of South Sudan's Juba Archdiocese addressing IDPs at Gumbo camp. Credit: Radio Bakhita/Facebook

Catholic Archbishop Reaches out to IDPs in South Sudanese State Following Violent Clashes

Apr 4, 2022

The Catholic Archbishop of Juba in South Sudan has reached out to Internally Displaced Persons (IDPs) in the country’s Eastern Equatoria State with food items following violent clashes.

Archbishop Stephen Ameyu Martin of South Sudan's Juba Archdiocese. Credit: Radio Bakhita/Facebook

Catholic Archbishop Decries Violence in South Sudanese State, Says “work of the devil”

Mar 30, 2022

The Catholic Archbishop of Juba in South Sudan has decried the reported violent clashes in the country’s Eastern Equatoria State, and said the violence being witnessed is “work of the devil”.

Apostolic Nuncio in Kenya and South Sudan, Archbishop Hubertus van Megen (right) at the Holy Family Cathedral of Rumbek Diocese alongside Mons. Christian Carlassare (left) on 24 March 2022. Credit: Fr. Wanyonyi Eric Simiyu, S.J (Rumbek)

“We have been waiting a long time”: Nuncio to South Sudan on Eve of New Bishop Ordination

Mar 24, 2022

The representative of the Holy Father to South Sudan who has arrived in the Catholic Diocese of Rumbek to preside over the Episcopal Ordination of the new Bishop for the South Sudanese Diocese has said it was a long-awaited event. 

Archbishop Stephen Ameyu of South Sudan's Juba Archdiocese. Credit: ACI Africa

“We await his visit with hope, anxiety”: South Sudanese Archbishop on Possible Papal Visit

Feb 23, 2022

The people of God in South Sudan await the possible pastoral visit by the Holy Father “with a lot of anxiety and hope”, the Archbishop of the country’s only Metropolitan See has told ACI Africa in an interview.

Vatican Secretary for Relations with States, Archbishop Paul Richard Gallagher alongside his Holy See delegation and that of Lambeth Palace in Juba. Credit: Courtesy Photo

The Desire by Pope Francis to Visit South Sudan Has “great support”: Vatican Official

Dec 26, 2021

The Vatican Secretary for Relations with States has said that the wish by Pope Francis to visit South Sudan possibly next year has received “great support”.

Archbishop Stephen Ameyu of South Sudan's Juba Archdiocese. Credit: Courtesy Photo

Synod on Synodality “not only for the Bishops”, South Sudanese Archbishop Tells Youth

Nov 17, 2021

The Synod on Synodality is not an ecclesial event for Bishops alone but for all the people of God including young people, the Archbishop of South Sudan’s Juba Archdiocese has said.

Sr. Mary Daniel Abut (left) and Sr. Regina Roba (right) killed in a road ambush along the Juba-Nimule highway that links South Sudan and Uganda on 16 August 2021. Credit: Courtesy Photo

Catholic Institutions in South Sudanese Archdiocese to Close for Days to Honor Slain Nuns

Aug 18, 2021

Catholic institutions in South Sudan’s Juba Archdiocese are to remain closed for four days, beginning Tuesday, August 17, to allow the people of God in the Metropolitan See to mourn two Catholic Nuns murdered Monday, August 16.

Sr. Mary Daniel Abut (left) and Sr. Regina Roba (right) killed in a road ambush along the Juba-Nimule highway that links South Sudan and Uganda on Monday, August 16. Credit: Courtesy Photo

Two South Sudanese Catholic Nuns among Four Killed in Road Ambush en Route to Juba

Aug 16, 2021

Two South Sudanese Catholic Nuns are among five people killed in a road ambush along the Juba-Nimule highway that links South Sudan and Uganda on Monday, August 16.