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Latest stories: Diocese of Tombura-Yambio

JRS Programme Manager Felix Omollo (R) with UN High Commissioner for Refugees, Filippo Grandi visiting a JRS project in Yambio, South Sudan. / Jesuit Refugee Service Eastern Africa

Jesuits, UNHCR Partner to Improve Living Conditions of Deprived Populations in South Sudan

The leadership of the international refugee organization of the Society of Jesus (Jesuits), the Jesuit Refugee Service (JRS) has partnered with the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR) to improve the living conditions of deprived populations in South Sudan.

Front page of the Statutes of the first Diocesan Synod in South Sudan's Diocese of Tombura-Yambio. / Diocese of Tombura-Yambio/Facebook.

South Sudanese Bishop Explains Evangelization Roadmap of First Diocesan Synod

The Bishop of South Sudan’s Catholic Diocese of Tombura-Yambio has, in an interview with ACI Africa, explained the roadmap toward the implementation of the Diocesan Synod conceived some years ago as a way of caring for the people of God and “building a strong community of Christians” in the South Sudanese Diocese.

Students of the Bishop Abangite College of Science and Technology in the Diocese of Tombura-Yambio, South Sudan. / ACI Africa.

Over 200 School Candidates in South Sudan Benefit from Catholic COVID-19 Aid

The leadership of a Catholic Diocesan Radio in South Sudan has facilitated the distribution of protective equipment to over 200 high school students of Bishop Abangite College of Science and Technology in the Diocese of Tombura-Yambio in a COVID-19 aid aimed at ensuring that school going students remain safe during the pandemic.

Bishop Edwardo Hiiboro Kusala of South Sudan's Tombura-Yambio Diocese with youth at the end of the five-day training on how to respond to social issues affecting their respective communities. / ACI Africa.

Youth in South Sudan Commence Training “to respond to social issues” Affecting Communities

Over sixty youth in South Sudan’s Diocese of Tombura-Yambio have embarked on a five-day training that will see them get equipped with skills to solve social problems affecting young people in the East-Central African country.

Logo Sudan Relief Fund (SRF).

Sudan Relief Fund Evaluates Sudan, South Sudan Projects, Commits to More Local Engagement

The leadership of Sudan Relief Fund (SRF), a non-profit organization dedicated to bringing food, safe drinking water, clothing, shelter, medical attention and hope to the people of Sudan and South Sudan, is carrying out an evaluation on projects being implemented in the two countries.

Bishop Eduardo Hiiboro Kussala of the Catholic Diocese of Tombura-Yambio in South Sudan.

Prelate in South Sudan Concerned about Incomplete Formation of Unity Government

Seven months after South Sudan formed the national unity government that was meant to end war and initiate peace and harmony in the world’s youngest nation, the Catholic Bishop of the country’s Diocese of Tombura-Yambio has expressed worry over the incomplete formation of the political administrative units to make up the government.

Archbishop Stephen Ameyu (right) of Juba Archdiocese and Bishop Eduardo Hiiboro Kussala of the Diocese of Tombura-Yambio, South Sudan.

Brutal Murder of Three Children in South Sudan Sad, Shocking, Prelates Bemoan

The news of the brutal murder of three young girls in South Sudan’s capital, Juba, has been received with sadness and shock with two Catholic Prelates in the nine-year-old nation terming the incident as sad and shocking.