Latest stories: South Sudan Council of Churches (SSCC)

Christian women members of South Sudan Church Council (SSCC) in Juba during their daylong meeting to fast and pray for peace in South Sudan on January 25, 2020. / ACI Africa

Lay Down Weapons, “give birth to children”: South Sudan Christian Women to Child soldiers

Hundreds of Christian women belonging to the South Sudan Council of Churches (SSCC) have, while commemorating their sixth anniversary of prayer for peace in the world’s youngest nation, appealed to children serving as soldiers to withdraw from being actively involved in armed conflict and instead “marry and give birth to children.”

ENSS Members and Partners at Juba-based Good Shepherd Peace Centre in Rejaf County, South Sudan / Shakira Lakoyo, SSCC

Revival of South Sudan’s Ecumenical Network on Course, Church Officials Optimistic

A two-day forum bringing together members of the Ecumenical Network South Sudan (ENSS) in Juba has given hope to the revival of the religious entity that engages internal and external partners in view of advancing priority needs in the world’s youngest nation, Church officials at the meeting have told ACI Africa.