WORLD'S FAITH LEADERS SIGN UP TO STAMP OUT MODERN SLAVERY

Created on Thursday, 04 December 2014 06:12 4 December 2014 – (Vatican Radio – 3 Dec.) – An unprecedented gathering of religious leaders from all corners of the globe took place in the Vatican on Tuesday for the signing of a joint declaration against modern slavery. Pope Francis joined Anglican, Orthodox, Jewish, Shia and Sunni Muslim, Hindu and Buddhist representatives […]

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‘MOST SUSTAINED FIGHTING SINCE MAY’: UN

Created on Thursday, 04 December 2014 06:07  4 December 2014 – (radiotamazuj.org – 4 Dec.) – Fighting between SPLA-Juba and SPLA-IO in northern Jonglei State represents the most sustained fighting in South Sudan since May, according to UN peacekeepers.   Stephane Dujarric, spokesman of the UN Secretary-General in New York said on Wednesday that the clashes have been continuing in […]

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BRAZIL’S COMBONI MISSIONARIES HOLD SEMINAR ON EVANGELISATION AND SOCIO-ENVIRONMENTAL JUSTICE

Created on Wednesday, 03 December 2014 06:46 3 December 2014 – The Comboni Missionaries in Brazil held a three days seminar on the theme of ‘evangelisation and socio-environmental justice’. The meeting took place in Manaus, at the heart of the Amazon rain forest, on 15-17 November 2014. Participants came mainly from missions spread across the vast Brazilian Amazon rain forest. […]

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CHURCH SERVICES RESUME IN MALAKAL, SOUTH SUDAN

Created on Tuesday, 02 December 2014 06:17 2 December 2014 – For the first time since the beginning of the current crisis in South Sudan on 15 December 2013 the Holy Mass was celebrated at St. Mary’s church in Malakal. Altogether the Catholic parishes that have been reopened in Malakal count three. This includes St. Joseph’s cathedral and Christ the […]

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POPE FRANCIS & PATRIARCH BARTHOLOMEW SIGN JOINT DECLARATION

Created on Monday, 01 December 2014 08:09 1 December 2014 – (Vatican Radio) – Pope Francis and the Ecumenical Patriarch Bartholomew I, spiritual leader of the Orthodox world, on Sunday signed a Joint Declaration reaffirming their desire to overcome the obstacles dividing their two Churches. The two leaders also deplored the terrible situation facing Christians and all who are suffering […]

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PEOPLE'S EXPECTATIONS OF BEING CHURCH

  Created on Sunday, 20 May 2012 14:28 PEOPLE’S EXPECTATIONS OF BEING CHURCH   Angelo Lokoyome   Before and after the independence of the Sudan on January 1, 1956   , and South Sudan on July 9, 2011, the Church, as records and history tell us, has been positively involved in delivering services for the benefit of all in the […]

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FROM COLONIAL BACKWATER TO AN INDEPENDENT STATE

  Created on Sunday, 20 May 2012 14:30 FROM COLONIAL BACKWATER TO AN INDEPENDENT STATE REFLECTIONS ON THE HISTORY OF SOUTH SUDAN   Øystein H. Rolandsen, Peace Research Institute Oslo (PRIO)   Introduction   The world’s youngest nation, South Sudan, was born on 9 July 2011.   This was a seminal event that many had hoped for, but most feared […]

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