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Bishop Yunan Tombe Trille, delivering the message of members of the Sudan Catholic Bishops’ Conference (SCBC). Credit: Courtesy Photo

Vatican Cardinal’s Visit an “encouragement to remain vigilant”: Bishops in Sudan, S. Sudan

Jul 11, 2022

Catholic Bishops in Sudan and South Sudan have, in a collective statement, described the visit of the Vatican Secretary of State to the East-Central African nation as an “encouragement” for the people of God in the two neighboring countries “to remain vigilant” before the realization of Pope Francis’ the postponed ecumenical trip.

Pietro Cardinal Parolin in Kiev, Ukraine, in 2017. | Shutterstock.

Vatican State Secretary’s South Sudan Trip “doesn’t replace” Pope Francis’ Visit: Bishop

Jul 5, 2022

The visit of the Vatican Secretary of State to South Sudan on the day Pope Francis was previously scheduled to arrive in the East-Central African nation “doesn’t replace” the visit of the Holy Father to the country, a Catholic Bishop in the country has said.

The office of the Secretary General of Sudan Catholic Bishops’ Conference (SCBC) looted in a nighttime robbery in Juba. Credit: ACI Africa

Catholic Bishops’ Conference Secretariat in South Sudan Looted in Nighttime Robbery

May 25, 2022

The Secretariat of Sudan Catholic Bishops’ Conference (SCBC) was looted in a nighttime robbery, the Secretary General of the Conference confirmed the incident in a Wednesday, May 25 press conference.

The Papal dais under construction in Juba, South Sudan. Credit: ACI Africa

Papal Dais in Juba, South Sudan, to be “ready by mid-June”, Bishops’ Conference Official

May 10, 2022

The Papal dais under construction in South Sudan’s capital city, Juba, is to be ready by the middle of next month, the Social Communication Coordinator of the Sudan Catholic Bishops’ Conference (SCBC) said in an interview.    

Sr. Patricia Murray. Credit: Courtesy Photo

Inter-Congregational Partnership Necessary to Address South Sudan’s “enormous needs”: Nun

Apr 24, 2022

A Catholic Nun serving at the International Union of Superiors General (UISG) has, at an online book launch, underscored the need for partnerships among members of Religious Orders and Societies of Apostolic Life in addressing the “enormous needs” of the people of God in South Sudan.

Members of the Sudan Catholic Bishops’ Conference (SCBC). Credit: SCBC

Do Not “take us back to war”: Catholic Bishops in Sudan, South Sudan to Political Leaders

Apr 16, 2022

Catholic Bishops in Sudan and South Sudan have, in their collective Easter Message, expressed the hope that political leaders in the two neighboring countries will foster “justice, peace and reconciliation”, and not “take us back to war”.

Bishop-elect for South Sudan's Rumbek Diocese, Mons. Christian Carlassare. Credit: CESAR

One Suspect Confesses to Crime of Shooting Bishop-elect for Rumbek Diocese in South Sudan

Feb 3, 2022

One of the six suspects in the case of the shooting of the Bishop-elect for the Catholic Diocese of Rumbek in South Sudan has confessed to the crime.

Bishop-elect for South Sudan's Rumbek Diocese, Mons. Christian Carlassare. Credit: Comboni Missionaries

Bishop-elect for South Sudan’s Rumbek Diocese Envisions Revival of Trauma Healing Center

Dec 2, 2021

The Bishop-elect for South Sudan’s Rumbek Diocese who survived an assassination attempt in April is envisioning the revival of the trauma healing center that provided psychosocial assistance to pastoral agents including members of the Clergy and women and men Religious in the East-Central African nation. 

Flag of Sudan. Credit: Shutterstock

Pressure Sudan’s Military to Value Human Life: Catholic Bishop to International Community

Oct 25, 2021

There is need for the international community to put pressure on the military in Sudan to show respect and value for human life, a Catholic Bishop in the country has said a day after the country’s army seized power in a coup.

The Bishop-elect for South Sudan’s Rumbek, Msgr. Christian Carlassare at the Nairobi Hospital where he is being treated for gunshot injuries in his legs. Credit: ACI Africa

Catholic Bishops in Sudan, South Sudan Pray for “quick recovery” of Bishop-elect

Apr 28, 2021

Members of the Sudan Catholic Bishops’ Conference (SCBC) have, in a collective statement, expressed their spiritual closeness with Msgr. Christian Carlassare, the Bishop-elect for South Sudan’s Rumbek Diocese who is nursing gunshot injuries after he was shot in both legs in the early hours of Monday, April 26.

“We need to fight tribalism collectively for sake of development”: Cleric in South Sudan

Dec 5, 2020

A Catholic Cleric has underscored the need for collective efforts and action to end tribalism in South Sudan saying the vice is the reason behind poverty and underdevelopment.

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Catholic Bishops in Sudan Planning to Revive Caritas after Nine-Year Dormancy

Nov 22, 2020

Catholic Bishops in Sudan have embarked on plans to revive their development and humanitarian arm, Caritas Sudan, which has been dormant for the last nine years.

Some members of the Sudan Catholic Bishops’ Conference (SCBC) during their Annual Plenary Assembly that took place in Sudan’s Khartoum Archdiocese November 9-16. / ACI Africa

Bishops in Sudan and South Sudan “reorganize” Conference to Meet Church Needs

Nov 21, 2020

In an effort to realize operational efficiency and provide clarity in Church administration, Bishops and heads of Dioceses in Sudan and South Sudan have reorganized the structures of their common forum and assigned personnel to oversee the various departments of the Sudan Catholic Bishops’ Conference (SCBC).

Members of the Sudan Catholic Bishops’ Conference (SCBC). / ACI Africa

Prelate in Sudan Says “We are so far doing well as one Conference” With South Sudan

Nov 17, 2020

Operating under a single Catholic Bishops’ Conference has so far been smooth for Prelates in South Sudan and Sudan even after the former seceded, the Archbishop of Sudan’s Khartoum Archdiocese has told ACI Africa.

Sudanese Prime Minister Abdalla Hamdok, left, and The Sudan Liberation Movement-North leader, Abdel-Aziz Adam al-Hilu, hold up their hands in the conflict-affected remote town of Kauda, Nuba Mountains, Sudan, Jan. 9, 2020. / AFP

Sudan’s Separation of Religion from State not Concluded, Prelate Clarifies

Oct 7, 2020

The agreement to separate religion from the state after three decades of Islamic rule in Sudan is a matter that is still under discussion, according to a Catholic Prelate in the North-East African country.

South Sudanese refugees in Sudan. / UN Refugee Agency (UNHCR).

Bishop Bemoans Mistreatment, Poisoning of South Sudanese Students in Sudan Refugee Camps

Oct 2, 2020

Refugees from South Sudan who have gone to neighboring Sudan in search of better living conditions are being mistreated instead and are being denied wages when they go to work in farms while some are poisoned in their camps, a Catholic Bishop in the host country has told ACI Africa.

Sudanese Prime Minister, Abdalla Hamdok (left) and Abdel al-Hilu (right), the leader of the Sudan People’s Liberation-North rebel group, on September 3 signed a declaration in the Ethiopian capital Addis Ababa that put an end to decades of Islamic rule in Sudan.

Sudan’s Separation of Religion from State a New Beginning of Faith Without Fear: Cleric

Sep 16, 2020

The decision by Sudan’s transitional government to separate religion from state after three decades of Islamic rule in Sudan marks a new era of faith in the country, a Church official told ACI Africa in an interview.

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Sudan Relief Fund Evaluates Sudan, South Sudan Projects, Commits to More Local Engagement

Sep 14, 2020

The leadership of Sudan Relief Fund (SRF), a non-profit organization dedicated to bringing food, safe drinking water, clothing, shelter, medical attention and hope to the people of Sudan and South Sudan, is carrying out an evaluation on projects being implemented in the two countries.

On December 12, 2019, Pope Francis (left) appointed Bishop Stephen Ameyu of Torit Diocese (right) as the new Archbishop of Juba in South Sudan

Plans underway for the installation of Juba Archbishop Elect, Vatican, Bishops Supportive

Mar 16, 2020

Plans are underway for the installation of the new Archbishop of South Sudan’s Archdiocese of Juba, Stephen Ameyu, with the Vatican and the Bishops in Sudan and South Sudan expressing full support of the event scheduled to take place on Sunday, March 22.

On December 12, 2019, Pope Francis (left) appointed Bishop Stephen Ameyu of Torit Diocese (right) as the new Archbishop of Juba in South Sudan

Sudanese Bishops ‘support unreservedly’ Papal Transfer, Regret Defamatory Letters

Dec 21, 2019

Several days after letters expressing rejection of a Papal transfer of a Bishop in South Sudan emerged, the heads of dioceses in Sudan and South Sudan constituting the Sudan Catholic Bishops’ Conference (SCBC) have thrown their weight behind the Holy Father and his representatives in the world’s youngest nation and expressed regrets “with great humility the inappropriate language used” in two defamatory letters.