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Some of the suspects arranged in court from one to six based on their role in the attempted murder of  Bishop Christian Carlassare of Rumbek Diocese. Credit: Deniel Michael/Eye Radio

Catholic Priest among Suspects Sentenced for Shooting Bishop-elect in South Sudan

Apr 25, 2022

A Catholic Priest is among four suspects sentenced over the shooting of the then Bishop-elect for the Catholic Diocese of Rumbek in South Sudan, now Bishop Christian Carlassare.

Archbishop Stephen Ameyu speaking during the tenth anniversary of Voice of Hope Radio in South Sudan’s Wau Diocese. / Voice of Hope Radio/Facebook Page

Positive Media Engagement “can bring changes to societies”: South Sudanese Archbishop

Nov 1, 2020

Engaging the media in a constructive way can facilitate positive change in society, the Archbishop of South Sudan’s Juda Archdiocese said earlier this week during the anniversary of one of the radios that constitute the Catholic Radio Network (CRN).

Dr. Edwin Ivan Obore of St. Theresa Mission Hospital in Torit Diocese, South Sudan. / Radio Emmanuel of Torit Diocese/Facebook Page

Catholic Medic in South Sudan Condemns Leniency against GBV Offenders, Calls for Action

Oct 15, 2020

Perpetrators of gender-based violence (GBV) in South Sudan are going unpunished, a situation that a Catholic medic in the East-Central African nation has condemned, calling on law enforcers in the nine-year-old country to ensure that the offenders are brought to book.

Fr. Martin Ochaya of Juba Archdiocese, South Sudan.

South Sudanese Cleric Calls for Effective Leadership amid COVID-19

Jun 8, 2020

A Catholic Priest in South Sudan has called on the government, churches, the civil society and families across the country to execute effective leadership during the outbreak of the COVID-19 pandemic, saying that the virus has presented itself as “a challenge and a litmus test to governments across the world.”

A journalist working in the studio of Emmanuel Radio, South Sudan.

South Sudan’s Emmanuel Radio Reporters Down Tools, Demand “salary scale” Revised Upwards

Feb 26, 2020

A section of reporters attached to Emmanuel Radio of South Sudan’s Torit Diocese, one of the nine radio stations constituting the Catholic Radio Network (CRN) who downed their tools last Thursday, February 20 over remuneration grievances are calling on the management of the 11-year-old media outlet to revise their pay upwards.

Bishop Erkolano Lodu Tombe of Yei Diocese, South Sudan.

South Sudanese Bishop Optimistic, Unity Government Formation “will not be postponed again”

Feb 14, 2020

With just over one week to the formation of a transitional government of national unity in South Sudan, a Catholic Bishop of Yei has called upon Christians to pray for peace during the ongoing negotiations between conflicting parties in the country.

The Principal of Loreto Girls' Secondary School, Rumbek Diocese, South Sudan, Sr. Orla Treacy (2nd from right) with some students and staff display the first edition of their School Magazine launched in November 2019. / Loreto Girls' Secondary School, Rumbek Diocese, South Sudan.

Take Girls Destined for Early Marriage Elsewhere, Catholic School in South Sudan Warns

Feb 11, 2020

The administration of a Catholic boarding secondary school for girls in South Sudan has pleaded with parents to present for enrollment only those girls that can stay in school for the entire four-year period of studies away from early marriages against the backdrop of increased demand for admission at the institution that has limited slots annually.