Latest stories: Centenary

President of South Sudan, Salva Kiir Mayardit /

South Sudan President Pleads with Church Leaders to be Vocal about “peace accord” document

With key issues of contention between the parties in South Sudan protracted conflict unresolved just a week to November 12 deadline for the formation of a unity government as stipulated in a September 2018 peace accord, the President of the world’s youngest nation, Salva Kiir Mayardit has pleaded with Church leaders to be vocal about the peace document dubbed the Revitalized Agreement on the Resolution of Conflict in South Sudan (R-ARCSS).

A section of South Sudanese singing during the independent of their country in July 2011 /

Multiethnic Composition of South Sudan’s Juba Centenary Choir an Inspiration for Unity

Described as “one of the most ethnically and culturally diverse countries on the African continent” consisting well over 60 tribes with distinct and unique social structure systems, South Sudan, independent since July 2011, has had the opportunity of cultivating unity in the rich diversity of the various ethnic groupings.

Rajaf Church, Juba Archdiocese, South Sudan /

Counting on Young People as South Sudan’s Juba Archdiocese Marks 100 Years

The role of young people in the Archdiocese of Juba is being viewed as significant as the Church continues the yearlong centenary celebrations of Catholicism in what is now the capital of South Sudan, the head of the Committee for Centenary celebrations, Bishop Santo Loku Pio has said.

Bishops and Priests at the launch of Centenary celebrations of Crosier in DR Congo /

Centenary of DR Congo’s Religious Order to Engage Parishioners

The engaging of parishioners in the various missions of DR Congo will characterize the celebration of 100 years since the Order of Canons Regular of the Holy Cross, popularly known as Crosier, started their mission in the central African nation.