Comboni’s Day Celebrations in Tali

Tali is a Missionary post placed at about 180 km. Northwest of the South Sudanese capital, Juba. Tali was opened in 1954, but  the Comboni Missionaries were obliged to leave it after their expulsion from Sudan in 1964. This missionary commitment was established anew in 2006, among the joyful canticles of the Mundari people who welcomed Fr. Markus Körber as […]

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New personnel is our critical need

When the Church speaks of a ‘preferential option for the poor’, South Sudan is certainly one such place needing preferential assistance. A couple of weeks ago, I wrote to the leaders of Religious Congregations, seeking new members willing to embrace our valuable ministry in South Sudan.  Inter alia, I asserted,  The first ten years have seen us become a well-established, recognised […]

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The 53rd Anniversary of Fr Barnaba Deng Martyrdom

It is now the forth occasion in which the Comboni Missionaries celebrate this anniversary at the Pre-Postulancy of Moroyok (Juba) since its inauguration back on the year 2015. The community of the religious composed by Fr. Christian Carlassare, Fr Emmanuel Denima, Fr Joseph Ukelo, Fr Salvatore Pacifico and Bro Giuseppe Manara and the nine pre-postulants that are attending their orientation […]

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A new deacon for the Church in Nuer land

By, Roy Carlos Zúñiga Paredes After a long period of preparation – both for the candidate and the Nyal Catholic Community – finally, Mario Pellegrino, a Comboni Missionary from Sicily, Italy, received the order of the diaconate by the imposition of the hands of His Lordship, the Rt. Rev. Bishop of Moroto, Damiano Giulio Guzzetti, on the 1st of May […]

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From street boys to the primary school in Kit

  By, Roy Carlos Zúñiga Paredes. Juba is the capital of the newest African country: South Sudan. Here, a kind of miracle happened recently. And though it could not be appreciated by all, those who witnessed it valued the event in its real import: 17 abandoned children were rescued from wandering around the streets and started the trip of their […]

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