The Catholic Church in South Sudan has played a “crucial role” in spreading the message of the Gospel, fostering formal education, and healthcare, the President of the East-Central African nation has at the event of the centenary celebration of St. Joseph Kuajok Parish of Wau Diocese.
Members of the South Sudan Council of Churches (SSCC) have, in a collective statement, expressed their recommitment to fostering “the gospel nonviolence” in the East-Central African nation, pledging to have “a prophetic stance against violence and injustice”.
The Vicar General of South Africa’s Durban Archdiocese, Mons. Elias Kwenzakufani Zondi, is to serve as the Auxiliary Bishop of the same Archdiocese following his Thursday, March 9 appointment, the Holy See Press Office has announced.
A Catholic Priest in South Sudan is advocating for gender inclusivity in the world’s youngest nation.
A Catholic Priest serving in South Sudan’s Yei Diocese has called on the government of the East-Central African nation to work towards ending “rampant killings” in the country amid recent reports of violent conflicts.
In an ongoing free surgery of the eyes under the auspices of the Catholic Diocese of Tombura-Yamdio (CDTY) in South Sudan, at least 180 patients have been reached and many more are expected in the coming days.
The ecumenical visit to South Sudan that was undertaken by Pope Francis alongside the Archbishop of Canterbury, Justin Welby, and the Moderator of the Church of Scotland, Iain Greenshields was “powerful event”, the Catholic Bishop of South Sudan’s Rumbek Diocese has said in his Lenten Pastoral Letter.
The Bishop of South Sudan’s Yei Catholic Diocese has urged military personnel in the East-Central African nation to foster “total peace” in the country by respecting human life and the dignity of persons.
The Catholic Bishop of South Sudan’s Wau Diocese has called upon the people of God in the East-Central African nation to start from the self in striving “to embrace peace and reconciliation” during the Lenten Season.
Magdalen Awor, a dedicated midwife and nurse working in South Sudan is this year’s winner of the prestigious “Guardian of Life Award” by the Pontifical Academy of Life in Rome.
A life of prayer and reaching out to God for mercy and the grace to be forgiving are essential in a person's life, a Catholic Bishop in South Sudan has said.
Religious leaders in Central Equatoria State are pushing for “an intervention strategy” to help bring to an end the violent conflicts in the South Sudanese State.
There is need for political leaders in South Sudan to undertake “positive actions for peace”, a Catholic Missionary Nun in the East-Central African nation has said.
The Catholic Bishop of South Sudan's Yei Diocese has condemned “the killing of innocent people” in his Episcopal See earlier this month, and described the loss of lives as “shameful for us”.
During the fraternal conversation that Pope Francis had with members of the Society of Jesus (Jesuits) in Juba, South Sudan, the Holy Father cautioned against “pagan culture”, which he said “has its own idols and gods” and that it has pervaded the world, the Jesuit-run journal, La Civiltà Cattolica reported Thursday, February 16.
The people of God in South Sudan need to work towards the fostering of vocations to Priestly and Religious Life, a Catholic Nun in the country has said.
A Catholic Theologian has called on political rivals in South Sudan to either commit to working with Pope Francis in ending the conflict in the East-Central African nation or to leave politics altogether for better leaders committed to working towards peace in the country.
A Catholic Nun who actively participated in the celebration of the visit of Pope John Paul II to Sudan in 1993 had the opportunity to interact with a Pope for the second time when she served at the February 5 Papal Mass in South Sudan.
For the longest time, South Sudanese have been living in “disillusionment, hopelessness, and abandonment”, Catholic Missionary Nun serving in South Sudan has said, and appealed to the local church in the country that has been experiencing violent conflicts since December 2013 to ensure that the efforts of Pope Francis to realize reconciliation and peace do not go to waste.
The ecumenical visit to South Sudan undertaken by Pope Francis, the Anglican Archbishop of Canterbury, Justin Welby, and the Moderator of the Church of Scotland, Rev. Dr. Iain Greenshields, is a challenge to be instruments of peace and hope to the people of God in the East-Central African nation, ACI Africa has been told.