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Bishop emeritus Paride Taban of South Sudan's Torit Diocese receiving the COVID-19 vaccine. Credit: ACI Africa

Elderly South Sudanese Bishop Receives COVID-19 Jab, Seeks to Dispel Fear of Vaccine

The Bishop emeritus of South Sudan’s Torit Diocese has, in a bid to dispel fears over COVID-19 vaccination exercise, become the first known prominent religious leader in the East-Central African nation to receive the jab.

South Sudan's President Salva Kiir (left) and Vice-president Riek Machar (right) shake hands at the signing of the Revitalized Agreement on the Resolution of Conflict in South Sudan (R-ARCSS) in September 2018.

Church’s Intervention Needed to Fully Implement South Sudan’s 2018 Agreement: Official

The intervention of Church leaders in South Sudan is needed to chart the way to the full implementation of the Revitalized Agreement on the Resolution of Conflict in South Sudan (R-ARCSS) signed in September 2018, a Church official engaged by the Catholic Bishops in South Sudan has told ACI Africa in an interview.

Bishops in South Sudan working in collaboration with Solidarity with South Sudan to fight COVID-19.

Bishops in South Sudan Donate Protective Equipment to Hospitals in Fight against COVID-19

As South Sudan continues to face considerable challenges in the fight against COVID-19 amid lack of sufficient resources in health facilities, the Catholic Bishops in collaboration with Solidarity with South Sudan (SSS) have donated Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) to four Catholic health facilities in the Archdiocese of Juba.