Portrait previously used by the Rome-based lay Catholic association, Sant’Egidio Catholic community

Rome-Based Lay Catholic Association Meets South Sudanese “dissidents”

Jan 9, 2020

With the countdown to the possible formation of South Sudan’s unity government into the last full month after the latest 100-day extension, a group of opposition leaders is currently in Rome for a meeting under the auspices of Sant’Egidio Catholic community, a lay Catholic association dedicated to the provision of social services and arbitrating conflicts, ACI Africa has confirmed.

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In Rome, Outside Voices Offer Contrasting Opposition to Amazon Synod

Oct 4, 2019

This week, two groups who say their voices are not often heard by Church leaders held events to speak out against aspects of the Amazon synod with which they disagree, with both groups offering dramatic assessments about the meaning and significance of the synod of bishops.