Juba Archdiocese

Stephen Cardinal Ameyu Mulla  of the Catholic Archdiocese of Juba in South Sudan. Credit: Radio Maria South Sudan

Cardinal in South Sudan Urges Pastoral Agents to Foster “spirit of inclusivity, understanding, respect for one another”

May 29, 2024

Pastoral agents in the Catholic Archdiocese of Juba in South Sudan have been urged to foster a spirit of inclusivity, understanding and respect for one another in their respective duties.

Cardinal in South Sudan Urges Newly Ordained Deacons to Embrace Servant Leadership

Nov 13, 2023

Stephen Cardinal Ameyu Martin Mulla of South Sudan’s Catholic Archdiocese of Juba has urged the new Deacons he ordained on Saturday, November 11 to “sacrifice” for the ministry, and to be always ready to serve the people of God in the eastern central African country.

Newly Elevated South Sudanese Cardinal Calls for Togetherness, with “God ahead of us”

Oct 30, 2023

The newly elevated South Sudanese Cardinal returned to his Metropolitan See from Rome with a call to togetherness, emphasizing the need to invoke and rely upon God’s graces for lasting peace in the world’s newest country.

Bishop Santo Loku Pio Doggale of the Catholic Archdiocese of Juba in his office during the 19 October 2023 press conference. Credit: ACI Africa.

Catholic Church in South Sudan Set to Receive Newly Created Cardinal

Oct 22, 2023

All is set to welcome Stephen Ameyu Martin Cardinal Mulla of South Sudan’s Catholic Archdiocese of Juba who was created with 20 others at the September 30 Consistory.

Pope Francis with Stephen Ameyu Martin Cardinal Mulla during the September 30 Consistory. Credit: Vatican Media

New Cardinal in South Sudan Says His Elevation “recognition” of Catholic Faith in Country

Oct 3, 2023

The elevation of the Local Ordinary of the Catholic Archdiocese of Juba, South Sudan’s only Metropolitan See, is an acknowledgement of Catholic faith in the East-Central African nation, the newly created Cardinal has said.

Bishop Santo Loku Pio Doggale during Holy Mass on Sunday, October 1, at St Theresa Cathedral of Juba Archdiocese: Credit: Moses Lino/Archdiocese of Juba.

Catholic Bishop in South Sudan Emphasizes Link Between “sacrifice” and Doing God’s Will

Oct 3, 2023

There is a close connection between doing the will of God and making sacrifices, the Auxiliary Bishop of South Sudan’s Juba Archdiocese has said. 

Strive to Spearhead Justice, Peace in South Sudan: Catholic Bishop to New Cardinal

Oct 3, 2023

The newly created Cardinal for South Sudan, Stephen Ameyu Martin Cardinal Mulla, is expected to play the role of spearheading Church initiatives towards justice and peace in the country, a Catholic in the East-Central African nation has said. 

The Coat of Arms of Cardinal-designate, Stephen Ameyu Martin Mulla of juba Archdiocese in South Sudan. Credit: ACI Africa/Eye Radio

A Drum, Other Elements on South Sudanese Cardinal-Designate’s Coat of Arms Explained

Sep 30, 2023

The Vicar General of South Sudan’s Catholic Archdiocese of Juba has explained the symbols and motto represented in the coat of arms of Cardinal-designate, Stephen Ameyu Martin Mulla.

Fr. Nicholas Kiri, Vicar -General of the Catholic Archdiocese of Juba. Credit: ACI Africa

Why Creation of a Cardinal Means a Lot for South Sudan: Catholic Official

Sep 29, 2023

The creation of the Archbishop of Juba in South Sudan during a consistory scheduled for September 30 means a lot for the East-Central African country that will be having a Cardinal for the first time, a Catholic official in the country has said.

Bishop Santo Loku Pio addressing students at the Catholic University of South Sudan. Credit: Kerbino Kuel Deng, ACI Africa.

Shun War, “create job opportunities”: Catholic Bishop in South Sudan to Authorities

Sep 18, 2023

The Auxiliary Bishop of South Sudan’s Juba Archdiocese has called on the government to shun civil strife, and instead engage in creating opportunities for employment in the East-Central African nation.

Fr. Linus Kang. Credit: Kerbino Kuel Deng/ACI Africa

Leadership “not power but service”: Catholic Missionary Priest in South Sudan to Youth

Aug 28, 2023

A Catholic Missionary Priest serving in South Sudan’s Catholic Archdiocese of Juba has challenged youth leaders in the South Sudanese only Metropolitan See not to view their respective positions “as power but as service” to the Church.

Archbishop Stephen Ameyu Martin, speaking at the official reopening of the Caritas Juba office on Tuesday, August 8. Credit: Radio Bakhita

Caritas Juba Bounces Back with Focus on Poverty Reduction, Peacebuilding in South Sudan

Aug 12, 2023

The development wing of the Archdiocese of Juba in South Sudan which has remained closed since 2021 for alleged mismanagement has been reopened and mandated to work towards alleviating poverty and ensuring that the people of God in the entire country live in peace.

A delegation of the South African Catholic Bishops' Conference (SACBC) meeting President Ramaphosa in January 2020. Credit: SACBC

President of South Africa Lauds Naming of Cardinal as “cause for pride"

Jul 12, 2023

The President of South Africa, Cyril Ramaphosa, has lauded the July 9 naming of Archbishop Stephen Brislin of the country’s Cape Town Archdiocese Cardinal as a “cause for pride”.

Archbishop Protase Rugambwa with Pope Francis in Rome. Credit: Vatican Media

Tanzanian Cardinal-designate to Foster “what is expected of any minister with same office”

Jul 11, 2023

Archbishop Protase Rugambwa, the Coadjutor Archbishop of Tabora in Tanzania, who is among the 21 newly named Cardinals has told ACI Africa that he will continue to provide leadership as expected of him as a Cardinal.

Archbishop Stephen Ameyu Martin of Juba in South Sudan during the July 10 press conference. Credit: CRN

“Not an elevation for a single person”: South Sudanese Cardinal-designate

Jul 11, 2023

Archbishop Stephen Ameyu Martin of Juba in South Sudan, one of the three Africans named Cardinals on July 9, has said that his elevation to Cardinal is for the people of people of God in a country searching for lasting peace, and not for his personal interests. 

Cardinal-designate Stephen Brislin receiving gifts from Pope Francis during the Ad Limina Visit of members of the Southern African Catholic Bishops' Conference (SACBC). Credit: SACBC

“We are happy”: Catholic Bishops in Southern Africa on Naming of New Cardinal

Jul 10, 2023

The naming of Archbishop Stephen Brislin of Cape Town in South Africa among 21 new Cardinals has been met with joy and happiness by members of the Southern African Catholic Bishops' Conference (SACBC).

Archbishop Stephen Ameyu Martin (center), Archbishop Stephen Brislin (left) and Archbishop Protase Rugambwa (right) among the 21 cardinals named by Pope Francis on July 9, 2023.

The Three Newly Named Cardinals from Africa

Jul 9, 2023

Three Catholic Church leaders from South Sudan, South Africa, and Tanzania are among the 21 Cardinals that the Holy Father named after reciting the Angelus prayer on Sunday, July 9.

South Sudanese Archbishop Whose Transfer was Resisted among 21 Newly Named Cardinals

Jul 9, 2023

The Local Ordinary of South Sudan’s Juba Archdiocese, whose transfer to the country’s only Metropolitan See was resisted amid multiple protest letters is among the new Cardinals that Pope Francis has named. 

Archbishop Stephen Brislin of Cape Town in South Africa, one of the three Africans named Cardinals on Sunday, July 9. Credit: SACBC

“Quite confused, bewildered”: South African Archbishop on Being Named Cardinal

Jul 9, 2023

Archbishop Stephen Brislin of Cape Town in South Africa, one of the three Africans named Cardinals on Sunday, July 9 says he is “surprised” by his naming.

Members of the South Sudan Catholic Bishops Ecclesiastical Provincial Council. Credit: ACI Africa

Let’s Establish “emergency plans” for Persons Fleeing Sudan War: South Sudanese Archbishop

Jul 1, 2023

There is a need to establish “some emergency” interventions for persons fleeing the violent conflict in Sudan, Archbishop Stephen Ameyu Martin of South Sudan’s Juba Archdiocese has said.