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Latest stories: Catholic Church in South Sudan

Bishop Edward Hiiboro Kussala of South Sudan’s Tombura-Yambio Diocese/ Credit: Tombura-Yambio Diocese

Catholic Bishop in South Sudan Condemns Recent Attacks on Church Institutions

Nov 12, 2021

The Catholic Bishop of South Sudan’s Tombura-Yambio Diocese has condemned the recent attacks on Church institutions in his Episcopal See, which resulted in the killing of a Catechist and the looting of property.

Migrants on an overcrowded boat awaiting help/ Credit: Courtesy Photo

Caritas Internationalis Urges Protection for Migrants After Boat Capsizes off Libyan Coast

May 2, 2021

Following the capsizing of a boat off the coast of Libya, the April 22-23 incident that left at least 130 migrants dead, the leadership of the global confederation of Catholic relief agencies, Caritas Internationalis (CI), has called for the setting up of mechanisms to safeguard the rights of migrants. 

Daniel Comboni  Secondary School Juba, South Sudan

“It is an affordable good quality education”: Comboni Missionaries in South Sudan

Jan 23, 2020

In a country with high levels of illiteracy, the provision of education by Catholic Church institutions is helping in guaranteeing a future of many young people amid challenges occasioned by the protracted civil conflict, ACI Africa has gathered.

This is the dormitory where a fire took place in Tonj, South Sudan. / Salesians of Don Bosco, Tonj.

Diocese and State in South Sudan to Pay 93 Cows to Compensate Girls in Dormitory Inferno

Jun 25, 2019

The Catholic diocese of Rumbek and Tonj State government in South Sudan are expected to pay a total of 93 cows to the families of the three girls who died in last month’s dormitory inferno as compensation.