HUMAN RIGHTS DAY: RIGHTS ORGANISATION ‘CALLS ON ALL TO ACTION FOR SOUTH SUDANESE’

South Sudan Human Rights Society for Advocacy (SSHURSA), a non-political and non-profit making human rights organisation, has made a press statement on the occasion of the International Human Rights Day, this 10 December 2017, putting in evidence the human rights situation in South Sudan. The rights organisation “notes with concern the massive human rights violations in South Sudan” and “calls […]

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‘WHAT CAN RELIGIONS DO FOR PEACE ‎IN SOUTH SUDAN’, BISHOP EDUARDO HIIBORO

The bishop of the Catholic Diocese of Tombura-Yambio, Barani Eduardo Hiiboro Kussala, has delivered a speech at the Interstate Governors’ Strategic Intervention Conference that took place in Yambio, South Sudan, from 27-30 November 2017. Drawing from the religions’ teaching and traditions, the bishop called on everyone to make yet another effort to bring peace in the country. Read full statement […]

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SOUTH SUDAN: FAITH COMMUNITIES REMINDED OF THEIR KEY ROLE IN THE PROMOTION OF PEACE, TOLERANCE AND RECONCILIATION

A four days ‘Inter-states Governor Strategic Peace Intervention Conference’ is taking place in Yambio, South Sudan, under the theme “PEACE WITHIN AND ACROSS BORDERS”. On the occasion, the Joint Monitoring and Evaluation Commission (JMEC), the body responsible for monitoring and overseeing the implementation of the Peace Agreement in South Sudan, has called on religious leaders to be at the forefront […]

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A REASON TO RISE

By Bill Firman (SSS) – My great friend and mentor, Br Damien Harvey, used to say: ‘A man has to have a reason to get up in the morning’. He was reflecting on the Brothers’ way of life. I am sure he would be equally comfortable with the more general statement: ‘Every person needs a reason to rise in the […]

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CONSECRATED FOR THE MISSION: ‘EVANGELISATION IS MY ONLY PASSION’

Sister Fiyori Tesfamariam, a Comboni Missionary Sister (CMS), has made her perpetual religious profession this Sunday 12 November 2017 during a special Eucharistic celebration that took place in the chapel of the General House of the Comboni Sisters in Rome. Many friends, family members and members of the Comboni Missionary Sisters gathered with Sr. Fiyori to witness and celebrate her […]

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