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”.
Pastoral agents need to foster a collective approach if their service among the people of God is to be effective, the Vicar General of South Sudan’s Wau Diocese has said.
The peacebuilding training that the Catholic Organization for Development and Peace (CODEP), the social wing of the Catholic Diocese of Tombura-Yambio (CDTY), is realizing in the South Sudanese Episcopal See “should” go beyond townships, a beneficiary of the latest worship has said.
The Catholic Bishop of Juba Archdiocese in South Sudan has called on members of the Catholic Men Association (CMA) in his Metropolitan See to “shun violence” especially against women.
Forcing young girls into marriage is part of the “old mentality” that should be challenged and denounced in South Sudan, the Catholic Bishop of the country’s Torit Diocese has said.
The training that Caritas South Sudan realized for a group of farmers in Yei River County of Central Equatoria State last month will contribute to increased productivity and improved “local food security”, a beneficiary of the May 24 training has said.
There is need for continuous dialogue between the civil population and the army in South Sudan to re-establish trust that seems to have been lost over the years, the Catholic Bishop of the country’s Yei Diocese has said.
South Sudan’s Catholic Diocese of Tombura-Yambio (CDTY) has planned for “a second collection” on Pentecost Sunday to support victims of the ongoing war in Sudan.
Three members of the Religious Order of the Sisters of the Sacred Heart of Jesus (SHS) have expressed gratitude to the Vulnerable People Project (VPP), a Catholic apostolate dedicated to helping people escape conflict, for facilitating their safe evacuation from Sudan to South Sudan amid violence in the Northeastern African nation.
The Catholic Bishop of Torit Diocese in South Sudan has underscored the value of oneness in evangelization, and called upon Catechists to foster it.
Jesuits Refugee Service (JRS), an international refugee entity of the Society of Jesus (Jesuits), has set up “an outreach point” at Renk in South Sudan’s Upper Nile State where thousands of persons fleeing the Sudan war that broke out on April 15 are being served.
Pope Francis has urged the international community to “spare no effort” in pushing for dialogue between the Sudanese Armed Forces (SAF) and Rapid Support Forces (RSF) to bring an end to war in Sudan where he says “situation continues to be grave”.
The Catholic Diocese of Wau in South Sudan is preparing to send a special collection to Khartoum, Sudan, to support people who continue to be affected by the ongoing war that broke out on April 15.
The peace initiative that the Catholic Organization for Development and Peace (CODEP), the social wing of South Sudan’s Catholic Diocese of Tombura-Yambio (CDTY), has undertaken to reconcile two warring communities is having a positive impact, the Chancellor of the South Sudanese Diocese has said.
Prayers are being sought for “God’s healing and protection” for Bishop Erkolano Lodu Tombe who is undergoing treatment in Rome.
A government official in South Sudan has lauded the country’s Catholic Diocese of Wau for “standing with our people” through service delivery.
The department of Integral Human Development of South Sudan’s Yei Diocese, Caritas Yei, is empowering religious leaders with skills on how to foster peace and reconciliation in the country’s Central Equatoria State.
The Catholic Archbishop of South Sudan’s only Metropolitan See, Juba, has urged Church institutions in the country to welcome and offer support to members of the Clergy, women and men Religious, and Laity arriving from Sudan where war broke out on April 15.
The past experiences of armed and intercommunal deadly conflicts have contributed to the reality of trauma among South Sudanese who have lost hope, and stand in need of help to live meaningful lives, a Catholic Priest in the country has said.