Screengrab of Sr. Elena Balatti. Credit: Pax Christi International/Youtube

Humanitarian Needs in South Sudanese States “overwhelming” amid Violence: Catholic Nun

Sep 9, 2022

Humanitarian needs in South Sudan’s Unity, Upper Nile and Jonglei States are “overwhelming” due to violent conflicts and general “unrest”, a Catholic Nun serving in the country’s Catholic Diocese of Malakal has said.

Members of the Inter-Territorial Catholic Bishops' Conference of The Gambia and Sierra Leone (ITCABIC). Credit: Vatican Media

“Remain firm in faith, hope”: Bishops in Gambia, Sierra Leone to Faithful amid Challenges

Feb 2, 2022

Catholic Bishops in The Gambia and Sierra Leone have encouraged the people of God in both nations to remain firm in faith, hope and charity amid numerous challenges including the “attendant consequences” of COVID-19.

Screengrab of Sr. Elena Balatti. Credit: Pax Christi International/Youtube

Catholic Nun in South Sudan Narrates Challenges Encountered in Efforts to Restore Peace

Jan 9, 2022

Embracing dialogue for peaceful coexistence in South Sudan is posing a challenge especially for those who have experienced direct effects of civil war, a Catholic Missionary Nun serving in the East-Central African nation has said.

YOWICAN Chairman, Belusochukwu Enwere (right) holding a copy of the Bible and the National President of the National Council of Muslim Youth Organization, Sani Suleiman (left) holding a copy of the Coran. Credit: Courtesy Photo

Planned Christian, Muslim Youth Summit in Nigeria to “explore peace, unity challenges”

Oct 1, 2021

The planned Peace, Unity and National Integration Summit under the auspices of the Christian and Muslim youth leaders in Nigeria is expected to explore challenges to peace and unity in the West African Nation

Mons.Thomas Oliha in the company of other priests and altar girls at the end of Holy Mass at the Apostles of Jesus Shrine Catholic Church, Langata, Nairobi, Kenya on October 13, 2019 / ACI Africa

South Sudanese Cleric Recounts Challenges He Overcame to Become Priest 50 Years On

Oct 15, 2019

In a country where the reciprocal interaction between Catholicism and culture still presents difficulties, with society playing a central role in shaping individual lives through family and peer pressure, a South Sudanese cleric has shared with ACI Africa the challenges he had to overcome on his journey to priesthood as he celebrates 50 years since he received the Sacrament of Holy Orders.