- Created on Thursday, 26 November 2015 14:25
26 November 2015 – (By Bill Firman – Solidarity with South Sudan) - There is abundant bad publicity about South Sudan, some deserved, some over-stated and some not fully depicting the human tragedy that has afflicted the lives of so many people. Yet there are many courageous young people who continue to pursue their hopes and dreams. They know that just because a person is from another tribe, does not make that person one’s enemy.
- Created on Thursday, 19 November 2015 13:10
19 November 2015 – St. Mary’s College has held its first students graduation in South Sudan. The graduation ceremony took place this Thursday 19 November at the College Campus in Juba.
- Created on Friday, 13 November 2015 06:13
13 November 2015 – (www.comboni.org) - This past week there were more devastating and brutal attacks in Bangui, Central African Republic and at Our Lady of Fatima Parish. This parish, run by Comboni Missionaries, was attacked in May 2014. In response to the senseless violence going on today the Parish Committee for Youth and Young Adult Ministry released this statement: "The youth of the parish of Our Lady of Fatima denounce the complicit silence and inaction of the political authorities of the country, the Central African civil society, Central African political parties and the politicians, the international community, the Muslim community and the Central African Church. [...]
- Created on Tuesday, 17 November 2015 05:41
17 November 2015 – (By Ruai Malual Jal – Bentiu – 16 Nov. 2015) - More than five thousand youth gathered to listen to the first ever inter-Churches choir competition at the Bentiu Protection of Civilian site. The competition was held to promote peace among the youth in Unity State. The choirs brought the message of unity, and peaceful coexistence as they sang the song “Joy to the World".
- Created on Friday, 06 November 2015 00:28
06 November 2015 – Fr. Moses Otii Alir, a Comboni Missionary working in the Parish of Our Lady of Fatima in Bangui, Central African Republic, sends a dramatic narrative of how difficult it is for the missionaries and local people to live in their mission due to increasing violence.
- Created on Saturday, 14 November 2015 14:44
14 November 2015 – A trauma healing and peace building programme has been developed to train Church grassroots leaders in South Sudan. Under the title “Healing Ourselves to Heal the Nation” the programme focused on empowering local leaders to facilitate trauma healing sessions and contribute to peace building in the country.