Bishop Christian Carlassare of the Catholic Diocese of Rumbek in South Sudan has called on the people of God in his Episcopal See to start off the Lenten Season with a decision to nurture a close relationship with God, seeking to maintain a prayerful spirit throughout the period.
Italian-born Bishop Christian Carlassare of the Catholic Diocese of Rumbek in South Sudan traces his journey to Religious and Missionary life to St. Josephine Bakhita.
Bishop Christian Carlassare of South Sudan’s Catholic Diocese of Rumbek has underscored the need for “pilgrims of hope and peace” in the East-Central African nation, which is reeling from years of violent conflicts.
A woman who knelt by the roadside with her children, praying for peace as pilgrims from South Sudan’s Catholic Diocese of Rumbek passed by was a sight to behold for the pilgrims who kept reflecting on the incident though their journey to Tonj, about 125 kilometers away.
South Sudan’s Catholic Diocese of Rumbek has launched a year-long Diocesan Eucharistic Congress with an invitation to communities in the East-Central African country that is reeling from decades of violence to embrace communal living.
The Catholic Diocese of Rumbek in South Sudan has announced its 2025 peace pilgrimage, with the hope that young people set to participate in the pilgrimage will have more interaction with the communities they encounter along the way.
Nine young men discerning to become Priests of South Sudan’s Catholic Diocese of Rumbek are part of the 125-kilometer weeklong pilgrimage that the Diocese organized to sensitize local community members in the East-Central African country on the need for peace.
Young people from South Sudan’s Catholic Diocese of Rumbek are walking from Rumbek to Tonj, some 125 kilometers, in a seven-day pilgrimage they started on Sunday, January 7 to sensitize communities in the East-Central African nation on the need for peace.
Sr. Rita Grunke, an Australian member of the Congregation of the Daughters of Our Lady of Sacred Heart (OLSH), who is leaving South Sudan for her native country after two decades of service in Africa looks back at her experience in the world’s newest nation with appreciation.
“Guard the ecclesial fidelity of your people,” this was the final recommendation Pope Francis made to the 110 Catholic Bishops mostly from Africa and Asia during his audience with them inside the Clementine Hall of the Apostolic Palace near St. Peter's Basilica in Vatican City.
A Catholic Missionary Priest ministering in South Sudan’s Catholic Diocese of Rumbek (CDOR) has urged the youth to embrace a life of prayer.
Fear is an enemy of peace, and it makes people weak and fragile, Pietro Cardinal Parolin has said in his message to the people of God in South Sudan on the last day of his four-day visit to the East Central African country.
The Vatican Secretary of State concluded his four-day visit to South Sudan on August 17 by calling upon the people of God in the country to abandon they old ways of war and division, and to work towards conversion in their pursuit of peace and reconciliation.
Bishop Christian Carlassare of Rumbek Diocese in South Sudan has remembered his predecessor, Bishop Caesar Mazzolari, as a tireless “sower”.
The newly ordained Priests for the Catholic Diocese of Rumbek will need to be keen on “action and service of God”, the Local Ordinary of the South Sudanese Diocese has said, cautioning them against the temptation to be “people of many words”.
The ecumenical visit to South Sudan that was undertaken by Pope Francis alongside the Archbishop of Canterbury, Justin Welby, and the Moderator of the Church of Scotland, Iain Greenshields was “powerful event”, the Catholic Bishop of South Sudan’s Rumbek Diocese has said in his Lenten Pastoral Letter.
The Catholic Bishop of South Sudan’s Wau Diocese has called upon the people of God in the East-Central African nation to start from the self in striving “to embrace peace and reconciliation” during the Lenten Season.
Pilgrims in the nine-day “walking for peace” pilgrimage organized by the Catholic Diocese of Rumbek who arrived in Juba on Thursday, February 2, the eve of the arrival of Pope Francis in South Sudan, were united for peace and reconciliation in the country.
The planned ecumenical visit to South Sudan to be undertaken by Pope Francis, the Archbishop of Canterbury, Justin Welby, and the Moderator of the Church of Scotland, Iain Greenshields early next month will show “a new common path” for the people of God in the country, a Catholic Bishop in the East-Central African nation has said.
The Bishop of the Catholic Diocese of Rumbek in South Sudan has invited people of different faiths in the East-Central African nation to prepare to join Pope Francis in his "pilgrimage of faith" during the Holy Father's planned Ecumenical visit to the country.