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Christian Entity Lauds UN Decision to Appoint Human Rights Expert in Sudan

UK-based human rights foundation, Christian Solidarity Worldwide (CSW), has lauded the decision of the United Nations Human Rights Council (UNHRC) to appoint an expert who is expected to keep an eye on the deteriorating human rights situation in Sudan following last month’s coup.

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Christian Entity Concerned about Assassination Attempt on Government Workers in Sudan

The leadership of the Christian Solidarity Worldwide (CSW) has expressed concern about the attempt on the lives of those who worked for the civilian government before the October 25 military coup in Sudan.

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“Let dove of peace return to Sudan”: South Sudanese Catholic Bishop in Solidarity Message

There is need for peace in Sudan, a South Sudanese Catholic Bishop has said in a solidarity message in which he implores that “the dove of peace” returns to the Northeast African nation following a coup by the military earlier this week.

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Christian Foundation Calls on International Community to Support Sudan following Coup

UK-based human rights foundation Christian Solidarity Worldwide (CSW) is appealing to the international community to intervene in the Sudanese instability and to support the country that is struggling to build a transitional government.

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

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.

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Christian Entity Faults Sudan’s Exit from UN HR Council Support, Says Timing “Critical”

Sudan has exited the United Nations (UN) Human Rights Council (HRC) agenda at a critical point in the country’s political transition, a time it needs global support the most, Christian Solidarity Worldwide (CSW) has said.

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Christian Entity Joins Call to Transfer Sudan’s Human Rights Violators to The Hague

Christian Solidarity Worldwide (CSW), a UK-based human rights foundation, has joined more than 60 international organizations that are urging Sudan’s Sovereignty Council to transfer three indictees of the International Criminal Court (ICC) to The Hague where they will be charged for crimes against humanity.

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UK-based Human Rights Body Demands Sudan’s Transparency in Legalizing Places of Worship

Christian Solidarity Worldwide (CSW), a UK-based human rights organization, which specializes in religious freedom all over the world, is calling for transparency in the legal procedures involved in the construction of places of worship in Sudan. 

South Sudanese refugees queue to receive water at a refugee camp near Kosti, Sudan, June 2017./ Aid to the Church in Need.

From Child Soldier to Catholic Priest: South Sudanese Cleric Who Lives to "give hope"

A Catholic priest is returning to the land where he was once abducted to “give hope to those who have lost hope.”

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UK-Based Religious Entity Calls for Justice for Christian Advocate Attacked in Sudan

Christian Solidarity Worldwide (CSW), a UK-based human rights organization, which specializes in religious freedom all over the world, is calling for a speedy investigation into the attack on a Christian activist in Sudan by unknown assailants.

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Exiled Catholic Bishop Weathering the Storm to Serve Vulnerable Groups in Sudanese Strife

For three decades now, retired Catholic Bishop Macram Max Gassis who served as the Local Ordinary of Sudan’s El Obeid Catholic Diocese before he was exiled from the country in 1990, two years into his episcopacy, has continued to reach out to the vulnerable groups in the Northeast African nation, helping them both materially and spiritually.

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

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.

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Enshrine Agreement on Separation of Religion and State in Sudan Constitution: Bishop

The recently signed agreement on the separation of religion and State in Sudan needs to be enshrined in the country’s constitution, a Catholic Bishop in the Northeastern African nation has appealed in an interview with 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 / Courtesy Photo

Spain-based Catholic Entity in Support for Sudan’s Move to Separate Religion and State

Officials of CitizenGo, a Spain-based Catholic organization spearheading family issues, have expressed support for the move to separate religion and State in Sudan after three decades of Islamic rule in the Northeast African country.

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Cleric in Sudan Urges Calm amid Protests Over Hiked Food Prices

As Sudanese protesters continue to occupy roads in different parts of the nation demanding reforms over deteriorating economy under its new administration, a member of the Religious Institute of the Salesians of Don Bosco (SDB) ministering in the country has called on the citizens to have hope amid desperation.

Church in Sudan Declares 52-Week Prayer Initiative after Centenary of Missionary Service

Church leaders in Sudan have declared 2021 a year of prayer and thanksgiving after concluding celebrations to mark 100 years since Christian Missionaries first came to the Nuba Mountains in the North-eastern African countries.

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

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

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).

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

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.

Recent Declaration on Religious Freedom in Sudan Opportunity for Freedoms: Archbishop

The signing of the International Religious Freedom Round Table Declaration aimed at promoting peace and freedom of worship among all Sudanese communities provides an opportunity “for more religious freedom,” the Archbishop of Sudan’s Khartoum Archdiocese said.