Life is beautiful in spite of the horrors of war

Life is beautiful in spite of the horrors of war when the youth: Work together to improve their environment; Do community services, common work and practice Christian charity; Try to live as brothers and sisters in the family of God: the Church; Practice sports as a way to live in communion and peace; Dream in a country that the youth […]

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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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BISHOP VINCENT MOJWOK NYIKER (1933-2018): EXEMPLARY SIMPLICITY

By John Oryem – In the mid-90s when we were occupied with philosophical studies while others delved deeply in their theological trainings, there was this story among us seminarians, “the Bishop of Malakal is a very simple person”. In Church’s language, “simplicity” embodies humility, love of others, forgiveness, respect and accepting everyone in one’s life. Such attributes are qualities that […]

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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: 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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HOPE FOR PEACE! MESSAGE OF CAUTION ON THE 06TH YEARS SOUTH SUDAN INDEPENDENCE

Message of Barani Eduardo Hiiboro Kussala, Bishop of the Catholic Diocese of Tombura-Yambio & President of Sudan Catholic Bishops Conference Ref. NO MONEY! NO PEACE! NO CELEBRATION OF SOUTH SUDAN 06TH INDEPENDENCE DAY This fourteenth Sunday in Ordinary time, in our Catholic Liturgical Calendar coincides with the sixth years of independence of the Republic of South Sudan. How do I […]

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