Torit Diocese

Ibasi Patricia Tobs, recipient of the July 8 Excellence in Journalism Award from the South Sudanese Women Intellectuals Forum/ Credit: Courtesy Photo

Female Catholic Journalist in South Sudan Says “honored” on Receiving Excellence Award

Jul 17, 2021

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.

The boarding section of St. Daniel Comboni Boarding Primary School in South Sudan’s Torit Diocese ravaged by fire. Credit: ACI Africa

Catholic School Leadership in South Sudan Appeals for Donations Following Weekend Inferno

May 12, 2021

A fire that ravaged the boarding section of St. Daniel Comboni Boarding Primary School in South Sudan’s Torit Diocese over the weekend has left dozens of learners at the school with no place to sleep, the management of the Catholic institution has told ACI Africa.

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

Apr 16, 2021

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.

National flag South Sudan.

“Act as voice of voiceless in quest for peace": Church Leader in South Sudan Urges

Dec 19, 2020

The quest for peace in South Sudan can be achieved when the people of God raise their voices in favor of the “voiceless” in society, the leadership of the Inter-Churches Council (ICC) has said.

Archbishop Stephen Ameyu speaking during the tenth anniversary of Voice of Hope Radio in South Sudan’s Wau Diocese. / Voice of Hope Radio/Facebook Page

Positive Media Engagement “can bring changes to societies”: South Sudanese Archbishop

Nov 1, 2020

Engaging the media in a constructive way can facilitate positive change in society, the Archbishop of South Sudan’s Juda Archdiocese said earlier this week during the anniversary of one of the radios that constitute the Catholic Radio Network (CRN).

Fr. Lazar Arasu, the Director of Don Bosco Palabek Refugee Services with refugees in Uganda camp.

Salesians in Uganda Keeping Youth in Refugee Camps Productive during Pandemic

Jul 1, 2020

Refugees in Uganda have been hit by the four-month lockdown and ban on social gatherings and other public activities in the East African country worse than anyone else, members of the Religious Institute of the Salesians of Don Bosco (SDB) serving at Palabek refugee camp have told ACI Africa.

Bishop Emeritus Paride Taban of South Sudan's Torit Diocese.

Retired South Sudanese Bishop Recalls a Journey of Perseverance at 40th Anniversary

May 5, 2020

Celebrated Bishop Emeritus of Torit diocese in South Sudan on Monday, May 4 marked his 40th Anniversary as Bishop in the Eastern African country, expressing gratitude that he had remained steadfast in serving the needy through decades of war that he says he has experienced in the country.

Archbishop Stephen Ameyu, Archbishop of Juba, South Sudan.

A Month after Protested Installation, South Sudanese Archbishop Says “so far so good”

Apr 23, 2020

One month after the installation of the new Archbishop of South Sudan’s Juba Archdiocese, which took place following months of protests characterized by strongly worded letters and threats, the South Sudanese Prelate says he has already started seeing signs of reconciliation and acceptance.

Fr. Richard Oduor, Kenyan-born priest incardinated in South Sudan's Torit diocese who was arrested April 9, 2020 after he was discharged from hospital where he was being treated for COVID-19 / Fr. Richard Oduor

Prosecutor Asks More Time “to complete investigations” in Kenyan Cleric Case over COVID-19

Apr 15, 2020

The government of Kenya through the Director of Public Prosecutions is seeking more time “to complete investigations” in the case of the Kenyan-born Catholic priest, Fr. Richard Oduor, over allegations that he “knowingly” spread COVID-19.

Bishops in South and South Sudan during the installation Mass of Archbishop Stephen Ameyu, Mass also attended by  the Delegate of the Congregation for the Evangelization of Peoples, Msgr. Visvaldas Kulbokas and the Charge d’Affaires of the South Sudan Apostolic Nunciature, Msgr. Mark Kadima. / ACI Africa

New Archbishop of South Sudan’s Juba Archdiocese Installed, Emeritus Wants “healing”

Mar 23, 2020

After months of a standoff pitting a section of the clergy and lay faithful of the Catholic Archdiocese of Juba in South Sudan and the Vatican over the Papal transfer of Bishop Stephen Ameyu from Torit to Juba, the new Archbishop was installed Sunday, March 22.