Archbishop of Juba

Archbishop Stephen Ameyu Martin during Tuesday, January 3 Requiem Mass for Pope Emeritus Benedict XVI. Credit: ACI Africa

South Sudanese Catholic Archbishop Eulogizes Former Pope as “defender of doctrine, truth”

Jan 5, 2023

The Catholic Archbishop of Juba in South Sudan has eulogized Pope Emeritus Benedict XVI who passed on in Rome on New Year 2023 eve as a defender of Catholic Church doctrine and the truth.

On December 12, 2019, Pope Francis (left) appointed Bishop Stephen Ameyu of Torit Diocese (right) as the new Archbishop of Juba in South Sudan

Sudanese Bishops ‘support unreservedly’ Papal Transfer, Regret Defamatory Letters

Dec 21, 2019

Several days after letters expressing rejection of a Papal transfer of a Bishop in South Sudan emerged, the heads of dioceses in Sudan and South Sudan constituting the Sudan Catholic Bishops’ Conference (SCBC) have thrown their weight behind the Holy Father and his representatives in the world’s youngest nation and expressed regrets “with great humility the inappropriate language used” in two defamatory letters.