The President of South Africa, Cyril Ramaphosa, has lauded the July 9 naming of Archbishop Stephen Brislin of the country’s Cape Town Archdiocese Cardinal as a “cause for pride”.
Bishop Edward Hiiboro Kussala of the Catholic Diocese of Tombura-Yambio (CDTY) in South Sudan has advocated for forestation, urging “collective responsibility”.
Archbishop Protase Rugambwa, the Coadjutor Archbishop of Tabora in Tanzania, who is among the 21 newly named Cardinals has told ACI Africa that he will continue to provide leadership as expected of him as a Cardinal.
Archbishop Stephen Ameyu Martin of Juba in South Sudan, one of the three Africans named Cardinals on July 9, has said that his elevation to Cardinal is for the people of people of God in a country searching for lasting peace, and not for his personal interests.
The naming of Archbishop Stephen Brislin of Cape Town in South Africa among 21 new Cardinals has been met with joy and happiness by members of the Southern African Catholic Bishops' Conference (SACBC).
Three Catholic Church leaders from South Sudan, South Africa, and Tanzania are among the 21 Cardinals that the Holy Father named after reciting the Angelus prayer on Sunday, July 9.
The Local Ordinary of South Sudan’s Juba Archdiocese, whose transfer to the country’s only Metropolitan See was resisted amid multiple protest letters is among the new Cardinals that Pope Francis has named.
Archbishop Stephen Brislin of Cape Town in South Africa, one of the three Africans named Cardinals on Sunday, July 9 says he is “surprised” by his naming.
Bishop Erkolano Lodu Tombe who underwent a “minor operation” at a hospital in Rome is on the path to recovery, the Auxiliary Bishop of South Sudan’s Juba Archdiocese has said.
Members of the Sudan Catholic Bishops’ Conference (SCBC), who include Catholic Bishops in Sudan and South Sudan have expressed concern about continued human rights violations in the ongoing war in Sudan.
Young people in South Sudan need to strive for values that positively contribute to a good future, the Bishop of the country’s Catholic Diocese of Tombura-Yambio (CDTY) has said.
Bishop Alex Lodiong Sakor Eyobo of South Sudan’s Yei Diocese has cautioned pastoral agents in his Episcopal See against the tendency to “manipulate others”.
There is a need to establish “some emergency” interventions for persons fleeing the violent conflict in Sudan, Archbishop Stephen Ameyu Martin of South Sudan’s Juba Archdiocese has said.
The rainy season in parts of South Sudan provides an opportunity to practice farming, Bishop Eduardo Hiiboro Kussala of South Sudan’s Catholic Diocese of Tombura-Yambio (CDTY) has said, and directed that Catholic institutions in his Episcopal See set invest in farming.
Pastoral work, and education are among services at “a standstill” in Sudan amid violence, the Superior General of the Sisters of the Sacred Heart of Jesus (SHS) has said.
Catholic University of South Sudan (CoUSS) students at St. John’s campus in Yambio have been urged to foster creativity and to “take positive initiatives” for their own good and that of the institution of higher learning.
The Catholic Bishop in South Sudan’s Wau Diocese has faulted fathers in the East-Central African nation for not doing enough to keep their daughters in school, and contributing to the low levels of formal education completion for the girl child.
St. Francis of Assisi Parish of the Catholic Diocese of Torit in South Sudan was, over the last weekend, looted a “sixth time” in a nighttime robbery, the Parish Priest has told ACI Africa in an interview.
The three members of the Religious Order of the Sisters of the Sacred Heart of Jesus (SHS) who were safely evacuated from Sudan to South Sudan last month arrived in the country’s capital, Juba, “with nothing”, the Superior General of the Congregation has told ACI Africa in an interview.
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”.