South Sudan: The Incredible Story of Dr Emmanuel Taban
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South Sudan: The Incredible Story of Dr Emmanuel Taban

Born in a tiny village in South Sudan, Emmanuel Taban was one of five siblings raised by a single mother. At 14 he was arrested by the Military for being a rebel-spy, incarcerated, tortured and sent off to Khartoum. He fled to Eritrea, where he was again imprisoned. Upon his release, he decided to walk…

Sudan: Bishop Daniel Adwok Decries Treatment of Refugees
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Sudan: Bishop Daniel Adwok Decries Treatment of Refugees

“Many of the refugees in Sudan these days go to work in the agricultural fields, and some come back with nothing to show for their work. They are threatened at gunpoint and denied their wages yet the government does nothing to help,” Bishop Adwok told ACI Africa on the sidelines of a meeting of the…

Malakal, South Sudan: Launch of Cargo Boat to Ease Transport
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Malakal, South Sudan: Launch of Cargo Boat to Ease Transport

Poor road transport in South Sudan’s Diocese of Malakal has motivated the vast Diocese to build its first ever cargo boat for transporting construction materials from the country’s capital Juba as well as to facilitate pastoral ministry in the East-Central African country, the Bishop has told ACI Africa. Bishop Stephen Nyodho said that the cargo…

South Sudan: Christians Celebrate As Churches Reopen
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South Sudan: Christians Celebrate As Churches Reopen

“The long awaited day finally arrives” Waves of joy and celebration have swept across Catholic Christians in South Sudan following a decision by the Church authorities to reopen churches after a six months restriction. This follows a circular signed last week by His Grace Rt. Rev. Stephen Ameyu Martin Mulla, Archbishop of Juba, asking all…

South Sudan: Kuron Peace Village – Devastating Floods
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South Sudan: Kuron Peace Village – Devastating Floods

Malakal, South Sudan: Poetry in a UN Protection of Civilians (POC) Camp
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Malakal, South Sudan: Poetry in a UN Protection of Civilians (POC) Camp

In recent dispatches to the Sun, Father Bassano wrote, “This pandemic in our world is teaching us of both the fragility and resiliency of life.” He reported that two of his co-workers at the UNHCR [UN Refugee Agency] where he lives tested positive for the virus and one of them died from complications: “We were all…

Kuron, South Sudan: An Oasis of Peace and Love
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Kuron, South Sudan: An Oasis of Peace and Love

Bishop Paride Taban was born at Lomura-Opari in 1936. Ordained Priest on 24th May 1964,Ordained Auxiliary Bishop of Juba Archdiocese on 4th May 1980 and was appointed the 1st bishop of the Catholic Diocese of Torit on 7th August 1983. The dream of Holy Trinity Peace Village Kuron started in 1999. This was after his…

Juba, South Sudan: ‘Build Bridges of Friendship’ – Archbishop Stephen Ameyu to Christians and Muslims on occasion of Eid
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Juba, South Sudan: ‘Build Bridges of Friendship’ – Archbishop Stephen Ameyu to Christians and Muslims on occasion of Eid

“We as Christians and Muslims are called to open ourselves to others, knowing and recognizing them as brothers and sisters,” Archbishop Stephen Ameyu said Friday, May 22. “We can tear down walls raised out of fear and ignorance and seek together to build bridges of friendship that are fundamental for the good of all humanity,”…

South Sudan: Paride Taban 40 years a Bishop
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South Sudan: Paride Taban 40 years a Bishop

I was ordained a priest on 24th May 1964 and ordained Auxiliary Bishop of Juba Archdiocese on 4th May 1980 and was appointed the Bishop Ordinary of Torit Diocese on 7th August 1983. I retired from the administration of the Catholic Diocese of Torit on 12th April 2004 in order to found the Holy Trinity…

Juba, South Sudan: ‘Reconciliation is the only Remedy to this Broken Nation’ – Archbishop Stephen Ameyu
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Juba, South Sudan: ‘Reconciliation is the only Remedy to this Broken Nation’ – Archbishop Stephen Ameyu

“South Sudan is a broken nation. The families of this nation are broken. The ethnic communities of this nation are broken. Individual citizens are broken. This nation needs special God’s intervention. Reconciliation is the only remedy to this broken nation,” Archbishop Stephen Ameyu of Juba Archdiocese wrote in his Easter message addressed “to all faithful…

From South Sudan
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From South Sudan

Prayerful greetings to all our beloved Parishioners of Holy Rosary. Tomorrow, Sunday, the Church celebrates PALM Sunday. Due to COVID19 we’re unable to hold Masses as usual in our Chapels/Centers but the BLESSED PALMS will be at your different Chapels/Centers from 8AM till 6PM. As a sign of welcoming Christ in our Lives/Homes/Communities – We…

Juba, South Sudan: Archbishop Stephen Ameyu Installed
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Juba, South Sudan: Archbishop Stephen Ameyu Installed

Until his appointment as the Local Ordinary of Juba Archdiocese on December 12, Archbishop Ameyu recalled that he “was simply a priest, a staff, a teacher at St. Paul’s Major Seminary and I wanted to remain so for the whole of my life as teacher.” Recalling the events of the months following his appointment, the…