SOUTH SUDAN: CATHOLIC BISHOP SENDS LETTER OF SOLIDARITY TO THE PEOPLE OF KENYA ON THE RE-RUN OF THE PRESIDENTIAL ELECTION

Bishop Barani Eduardo Hiiboro Kussala, the head of the Catholic Diocese of Tombura-Yambio and President of the Sudan and South Sudan Catholic Bishops’ Conference, has sent a solidarity letter to the President of Kenya Conference of Catholic Bishops and the people of Kenya on the re-run of the presidential election due to take place on Thursday, 26 October. The letter, […]

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HOPEFUL NOT HOPELESS

By Bill Firman (Solidarity with South Sudan) – I have sometimes been asked what hope is there for South Sudan? Tribal divisions have become very deep, and almost everybody has lost relatives and friends in this senseless violence. Amnesty International quotes a staggering, horrible statistic: ‘A survey conducted in 2015 by the United Nations Population Fund (UNFPA) found that 72% […]

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‘THANKS, ST. DANIEL COMBONI, FOR HAVING FOUNDED THE INSTITUTE’: MESSAGE FOR THE COMBONI DAY 2017

Letter of the General Council of the Comboni Missionaries on the occasion of the feast day of St. Daniel Comboni: 10 October 2017. “Sing to the Lord, all the earth… Enter the temple gates with thanksgiving… Bless his name. The Lord is good, his love is eternal and his faithfulness lasts for ever” (Psalm 100). Dear confreres, Happy St. Daniel […]

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COMBONI MISSIONARIES BEGIN RENEWAL COURSE

A Eucharistic celebration marked the begging of the 18th edition of the Comboni Year of Ongoing Formation in Rome this Thursday 21 September. The ‘Comboni Year’ is a renewal course for missionaries that have done over ten years of missionary service. A group of twenty-three Comboni missionaries participate in this ongoing formation activity.  They work in 13 countries in Africa, […]

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