The Centenary celebration of Morocco’s Rabat Cathedral is an opportunity for the people of God in the Northern African nation to grow in their sense of belonging to the Church, the country’s Cardinal has said.
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).
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.
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.
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.