A government official in South Sudan has challenged the people of God in the East-Central African country to work towards long-lasting peace, saying that this is the only way to make Bishop Caesar Mazzolari, a Catholic Prelate who worked tirelessly to liberate the country from many years of civil war, proud of the country.
A member of the Clergy of South Sudan’s Rumbek Diocese has expressed disappointment over massive looting of a number of Catholic mission schools and a hospital during deadly intercommunal clashes in a Parish.
One of Bishop Caesar Mazzolari’s biggest promises while he served the people of God in South Sudan was to never leave the country that was plunged in chaos until there was peace and some form of stability.
The leadership of South Sudan’s Rumbek Diocese has initiated a common prayer for the recovery and healing of Msgr. Christian Carlassare, the Bishop-elect of the South Sudanese Diocese.
A civil society organization in South Sudan’s Lakes State has condemned the torture of three Catholic journalists linked to an artist who is involved in activism in the East-Central Africa country.
In his maiden visit of Rumbek Diocese whose Bishop-elect was shot and wounded in April, the Apostolic Administrator of the South Sudanese Diocese has called for “reflection” and the seeking of spiritual renewal.
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.
A representative of Internally Displaced Persons (IDPs) in South Sudan’s Rumbek Diocese has lauded members of the Religious Institute of the Salesians of Don Bosco (SDB) for providing shelter kits to over 50 thousand persons.
Members of the Mary Help Association of Christians (ADMA) serving in South Sudan’s Catholic Diocese of Wau have distributed facemasks to school girls to assist them in fighting COVID-19 while they remain in school.
Two South Sudanese Catholic Clerics are among dozens released last week after spending over two weeks in detention following their suspected connection with the shooting of the Bishop-elect of South Sudan’s Rumbek Diocese, Msgr. Christian Carlassare.
Pope Francis has given the Bishop of South Sudan’s Wau Diocese the mandate to “temporarily govern Rumbek Diocese” while the Bishop-elect of the South Sudanese Diocese, Msgr. Christian Carlassare, continues to recover from gunshot injuries.
The Catholic Bishop-elect for Rumbek Diocese who is nursing gunshot injuries at a hospital in Kenya says that he is offering his pain for the purification of the South Sudanese Diocese, which he is expected to shepherd.
The three South Sudanese Catholic Clerics arrested following the shooting of the Bishop-elect for Rumbek Diocese in South Sudan are expected to be among those charged for “instigating” the two gunmen who shot Msgr. Christian Carlassare, a government official involved in the investigation has told ACI Africa.
Pope Francis is praying for Msgr. Christian Carlassare, the Bishop-elect of South Sudan’s Rumbek Diocese, who was shot in both legs in the early hours of Monday, April 26.
Members of Civil Society entities in South Sudan under their umbrella body, the Civil Society Organizations Network (CiSON) have expressed deep concerns about attacks on foreign clergy ministering in the Catholic Diocese of Rumbek.
The Bishop-elect for South Sudan’s Rumbek Diocese who is nursing gunshot injuries in Nairobi, Kenya, has sought to reassure the people of God in Rumbek that he is out of danger and that he plans to return to the South Sudanese Diocese.
Three South Sudanese Catholic Clerics are among 12 people who have been arrested following the shooting of the Bishop-elect of South Sudan’s Rumbek Diocese in the early hours of Monday, April 26, multiple sources in Rumbek have told ACI Africa.
The Bishop-elect for South Sudan’s Rumbek Diocese who was shot last night is nursing bullet wounds at a health facility in the South Sudanese Diocese, multiple sources have told ACI Africa.
The Bishop-elect of South Sudan’s Catholic Diocese of Rumbek has expressed concerns over growing inter-communal violence that has left more than twenty young people dead in Lakes State, a region covered by the episcopal see he is expected to administer.
Ahead of his episcopal ordination in May, the Bishop-elect for South Sudan’s Diocese of Rumbek, Fr. Christian Carlassare, has shared with ACI Africa about the event of his ordination as a Bishop, including the significance of the proposed date and links with his predecessor, Bishop Caesar Mazzolari who passed on in July 2011.