SOUTH SUDAN COUNCIL OF CHURCHES MAKES AN APPEAL ON THE HUMANITARIAN CRISIS OF SOUTH SUDAN

28 February 2017 – South Sudan Council of Churches (SSCC) has made an appeal on the current humanitarian crisis of South Sudan. The appeal is addressed to the members of the International Community, International Ecumenical Church members through the World Council of Churches, and All Africa Conference of Churches, Friends of the People of South Sudan, ACT Alliance and Caritas […]

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MESSAGE OF THE PROVINCIALS AND DELEGATES OF THE COMBONI MISSIONARIES WORLDWIDE TO THE PEOPLE OF SOUTH SUDAN

24 February 2017 – The Provincials and Delegates of the Comboni Missionaries worldwide, gathered in Rome from 06-24 February, have sent a message of hope and encouragement to the people of South Sudan. In their message, the missionaries pray for peace and that South Sudan’s political leaders “may look beyond personal or group interests, and engage in a deep national […]

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PASTORAL MESSAGE OF THE CATHOLIC BISHOPS OF SOUTH SUDAN TO THE FAITHFUL AND PEOPLE OF SOUTH SUDAN

23 February 2017 – Church leaders of the Catholic Church in South Sudan, gathered in Juba from 21-23 February 2017, issue a pastoral message to the faithful and people of South Sudan. Photo: L’Osservatore Romano Read below full message “A VOICE CRIES IN THE WILDERNESS” – PASTORAL MESSAGE OF THE CATHOLIC BISHOPS OF SOUTH SUDAN TO THE FAITHFUL AND PEOPLE OF […]

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WE ARE CALLED TO GO AND PREACH – HYMN

This hymn was composed on the occasion of the 150th anniversary of the Foundation of the Comboni Missionaries (1867-2017) by Fr. Guido Oliana, Mccj (Juba, February 2017). It is sung by a group of seminarians of the Major Seminary of Juba and by a Comboni Sister and her friend.               WE ARE CALLED TO […]

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LIVING COMBONI INSTITUTE’S 150TH ANNIVERSARY: AN OPPORTUNITY TO LIVE THE JOY OF THE GOSPEL IN SOUTH SUDAN

16 February 2017 – Fr. Louis Okot Tony, the Provincial Superior of the Comboni Missionaries in South Sudan, writes to his fellow missionaries as he begins his three years term as Provincial, to express his gratitude, to encourage them in the making of a six year plan for the mission and to live the celebrations of the 150th anniversary of […]

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‘THE SITUATION KAJO-KEJI’S PEOPLE LIVE IS A VIOLATION AGAINST HUMAN DIGNITY’, SAYS RELIGIOUS LEADER

09 February 2017 – Fr. Jesus Aranda, the parish priest of the Catholic Sacred Heart Parish in South Sudan’s Kajo-Keji has said in a communication that he and the other missionaries working in that area are all fine. However, they “feel afflicted, downhearted and sad for what has taken place in Kajo-Keji County over the past few weeks”. In January […]

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HUMAN TRAFFICKING AWARENESS DAY, 8 FEBRUARY: PASTORAL LETTER OF THE SOUTHERN AFRICAN CATHOLIC BISHOPS’ CONFERENCE

              Pastoral Letter of the Southern African Catholic Bishops’ Conference Launching Human Trafficking Awareness Day, 8 February, Feast of St Josephine Bakhita – to be read on Sunday, 5 or 12 February 2017. In the image of God we were created, male and female we were created.   Dear Brothers and Sisters in Christ, […]

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RELIGIOUS PEOPLE CELEBRATE ‘WORLD DAY OF CONSECRATED LIFE’ IN WAR-TORN SOUTH SUDAN

01 February 2017 – The Religious Superiors’ Association of South Sudan (RSASS) will hold a special celebration to mark the Feast of the Presentation of the Lord and the Day of Consecrated Life this Thursday, 2 February. Brother Daniel Loding Onek, the General Superior of the Congregation of the Brothers of St. Martin de Porres and the Vice-Chairperson of RSASS, […]

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SOUTH SUDAN: TRAGIC VICTIMS

30 January 2017 – (By Bill Firman) – Last year, the SPLA rebels several times came through the peaceful rural community of Riimenze in South Sudan where we have our large agricultural project and other pastoral ministries. They were forcibly trying to recruit new members. The people would run to the bush to avoid them. This year, on New Year’s […]

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