Children from 44 countries have already registered to take part in the rosary campaign.
Pope Francis has reached out to the people of God affected by floods in South Sudan’s Catholic Diocese of Malakal with a donation of US$75,000.00.
Members of the Clergy, women and men Religious and other Church personnel in South Sudan’s Catholic Diocese of Tombura-Yambio (CDTY) are in a predicament amid ongoing tribal skirmishes, the Catholic Bishop of the Diocese has said, regrating the fact that the violence seems to have “taken the direction of negative ethnicity.”
Two formation programs of the Sisters of Our Lady of Peace in South Sudan’s Tombura-Yambio Diocese have been halted amid violence and insecurity, the leadership of the Diocesan Congregation has said.
The warring parties in South Sudan’s conflict need to go beyond talking about peace, and walk the talk, a South Sudanese Catholic Bishop has said.
Catholic Bishops in South Sudan are alarmed by violent conflicts and killings in various parts of the country and challenge the government to take the responsibility of providing “security to the population.”
Religious leaders in South Sudan’s Western Equatoria State are calling on the country’s government to intervene and put an end to what they have described as “the continuous culture of killings going on the State”.
The two South Sudanese Catholic Sisters who were among five people killed following a road ambush earlier this week have been eulogized as martyrs.
Catholic institutions in South Sudan’s Juba Archdiocese are to remain closed for four days, beginning Tuesday, August 17, to allow the people of God in the Metropolitan See to mourn two Catholic Nuns murdered Monday, August 16.
The killing of two Catholic Nuns alongside three other civilians following the Monday, August 16 bus ambush along Juba-Nimule Road is the responsibility of “the Holdout Groups”, the President of South Sudan, Salva Kiir, has said, making reference to the non-signatories to the Revitalized Agreement on the Resolution of Conflict in South Sudan (R-ARCSS).
Two South Sudanese Catholic Nuns are among five people killed in a road ambush along the Juba-Nimule highway that links South Sudan and Uganda on Monday, August 16.
The leadership of the development and humanitarian arm of the Catholic Bishops in South Sudan, Caritas South Sudan, has provided a variety of seeds to at least 3,000 households in the East-Central African nation and plans to train beneficiaries of the initiative on subsistent farming.
The Parish Priest of a Catholic Mission of South Sudan’s Wau Diocese has written to the regional government of the State blocking discussions about gold and silver suspected to be buried by early missionaries where the Catholic Parish now stands.
Faith groups in South Sudan’s Western Equatoria State have expressed concerns over the escalating violence in the region, a situation they say is causing a lot of distress among the people and called for an end to suffering.
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.
About 2,000 victims of recent clashes in South Sudan’s Western Equatoria State have benefitted from donations that were organized by well-wishers in the country’s Catholic Diocese of Tombura-Yambio.
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.
A female journalist based at Emmanuel Radio of South Sudan’s Catholic Diocese of Torit has told ACI Africa she is “very honored” on receiving the Excellence in Journalism Award.
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.