Latest stories: Peace talks

Sr. Elena Balatti of the Comboni Missionary Sisters (CMS) alongside participants in the peacebuilding workshop at Akobo, South Sudan, on 9 January 2022. Credit: Sr. Elena Balatti, CMS

Involve Youth in South Sudan’s Peace Talks, Catholic Missionary Sister in the Country Says

Jan 12, 2022

Young people in South Sudan are a key element in the conflicts in the East-Central Africa nation, a Catholic Missionary Sister serving in the country has said and proposed the inclusion of the youth in the country’s ongoing peace talks.

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

South Sudan’s Opposing Parties Express Commitment to Finalizing Rome-mediated Peace Talks

Jul 21, 2021

Representatives of warring parties in South Sudan’s conflict have expressed their commitment to participating in the planned Rome-mediated peace meetings that are expected to put an end to the protracted civil strife.

Archbishop Andrew Nkea of Cameroon's Bamenda Archdiocese. Credit: Courtesy Photo

Since Peace Talks Started Last Year in Cameroon, “not much has changed”: Archbishop

Apr 15, 2021

“Not much has changed” in Cameroon since July 2020 when peace talks started between the government and Anglophone separatists, according to a Cameroonian Catholic Archbishop.

Opposing Parties in South Sudan Resume Rome-Mediated Peace Talks, Officials Announce

Oct 14, 2020

The leadership of the South Sudan Opposition Alliance (SSOMA) has, in a Press Release, announced the resumption of peace talks.