The Catholic Bishop of South Sudan’s Yei Catholic Diocese has called on Major Seminarians in the East-Central African nation to “develop pastoral compassion” as they journey toward serving the people of God in Priesthood.
A Catholic Bishop in South Sudan is bemoaning the tendency of the citizens of the East-Central African to rely on humanitarian assistance.
The Catholic Archbishop of Juba in South Sudan has urged politicians in the East African nation to avoid causing divisions among citizens amid reported conflicts at camps for the Internally Displaced Persons (IDPs) in Juba.
On the occasion of World Refugee Day marked Monday, June 20, a former refugee who fled war-torn South Sudan, has highlighted the role of the Catholic Church in general and Catholic missionaries in particular in his life journey.
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.
On the International Day for the Elimination of Sexual Violence in Conflict marked June 19, Church leaders in South Sudan have urged citizens not to stigmatize victims of such abuses.
Officials of the Catholic Organization for Development and Peace (CODEP) have paid a solidarity visit to victims of an attack in a village that left many people injured in South Sudan’s Tombura-Yambio Diocese.
At the ecumenical prayer session organized by members of the South Sudan Council of Churches (SSCC), the Archbishop of Juba has challenged church leaders God in the East-Central African nation to lead by example and be “lovers of humanity”.
The Catholic Organization for Development and Peace (CODEP), the Social Wing of the Catholic Diocese of Tombura-Yambio (CDTY), has reached out to teenage girls in prison with food and non-food items.
Members of the South Sudan Council of Churches (SSCC) have, in a collective statement, encouraged the people of God in the East-Central African nation “to actively participate” in the planned ecumenical prayer session schedule to take place on Saturday, June 18.
A campaign dubbed “Remember Pope Francis' Kiss for Peace” that was launched in South Sudan is to continue despite the postponement of the previously scheduled ecumenical visit that the Holy Father was to undertake alongside the Archbishop of Canterbury, Justin Welby, and the Moderator of the Church of Scotland, Jim Wallace.
Preparations toward the ecumenical visit to South Sudan “will continue” despite the decision to postpone the three-day event that was scheduled for July 5-7, the Archbishop of Juba has said.
Shalom Christian Organization, a Catholic entity in the Catholic Diocese of Tombura-Yambio is using sports to address trauma among young people in South Sudan.
The July ecumenical visit to South Sudan will witness pilgrims from all the seven Catholic Dioceses of the East-Central African nation, a Catholic Bishop in the country has said.
The representative of the Holy Father in South Sudan has described the scheduled ecumenical visit to the East-Central African nation as “a celebration” of Christian faith.
The Catholic Bishop of Wau Diocese in South Sudan has called on members of the Catholic Men Association (CMA) in his Episcopal See to actively participate in evangelization.
The message of the Internally Displaced Persons (IDPs) during the scheduled ecumenical visit at a camp in South Sudan’s capital, Juba, will be given by a child at the facility, a Catholic Priest involved in the preparations of the visit said in an interview.
A section of the youth in South Sudan’s Rumbek Diocese who have volunteered to take part in the youth pilgrimage, which the Diocese has organized are practicing for the 400-km walk, a Catholic Priest overseeing the Diocesan pilgrimage to Juba has said.
The Catholic Diocese of Rumbek in South Sudan is organizing a 400-km walk involving young people to participate in the ecumenical visit that is part of Pope Francis’ two-African-nation pastoral visit.
The scheduled ecumenical visit of Pope Francis, the Archbishop of Canterbury, Justin Welby, and the Moderator of the Church of Scotland, Jim Wallace, to South Sudan will have an impact of politicians in the East-Central African nation to work toward lasting peace, a lay Catholic has said.