Latest stories: Missionary Nun

Late Sr. Mary Batchelor with some of her South Sudanese pupils. Credit: Courtesy photo /

Tributes Overflow for Missionary Nun Who Defied Hardships to Educate South Sudanese

Former students of Sr. Mary Batchelor, a Missionary Religious Sister from Australia who served in South Sudan for close to two decades, have paid glowing tributes to the Catholic Nun who endured hostility in the East-Central African country to ensure that children, especially those from poor families, were educated.

Late Sr. Veronica Rackova. Credit: Missionary Sisters Servants of the Holy Spirit (SSpS). /

At Anniversary, South Sudanese Bishop Urges Justice for Murdered Missionary Nun

On the fifth anniversary since the death of a missionary Sister who was serving in South Sudan’s Yei Diocese, the Local Ordinary of the South Sudanese Diocese has emphasized the need for justice for the Catholic Nun.