Sudan’s ‘Field Hospital’ Church: The Story of Alfons ter Beke MHM in Juba  part 3/7
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Sudan’s ‘Field Hospital’ Church: The Story of Alfons ter Beke MHM in Juba part 3/7

“Keep smiling at a gun” Journalist Paul de Schipper traveled to Africa for the first time in 1985, ended up in the ‘heart of darkness’ and met a toiling ‘light bulb’: Alfons ter Beke mhm, missionary in Sudan from 1983 to 1998, now retired in Vrijland, The Netherlands . Sitting in a wheelchair. Apparently absent,…

Sudan’s ‘Field Hospital’ Church: The Story of Alfons ter Beke MHM in Juba   part 2/7
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Sudan’s ‘Field Hospital’ Church: The Story of Alfons ter Beke MHM in Juba part 2/7

The far side of hell Journalist Paul de Schipper traveled to Africa for the first time in 1985, ended up in the ‘heart of darkness’ and met a toiling ‘light bulb’: Alfons ter Beke mhm, missionary in Sudan from 1983 to 1998, now retired in Vrijland, The Netherlands . Sitting in a wheelchair. Apparently absent,…

Sudan’s ‘Field Hospital’ Church: The Story of Alfons ter Beke MHM in Juba   part 1/7
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Sudan’s ‘Field Hospital’ Church: The Story of Alfons ter Beke MHM in Juba part 1/7

 “Those rats play catch on my stomach.” Journalist Paul de Schipper traveled to Africa for the first time in 1985, ended up in the ‘heart of darkness’ and met a toiling ‘light bulb’: Alfons ter Beke mhm, missionary in Sudan from 1983 to 1998, now retired in Vrijland, The Netherlands . Sitting in a wheelchair….

‘Marry and Give Birth to Children’ – South Sudanese Women to Child Soldiers
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‘Marry and Give Birth to Children’ – South Sudanese Women to Child Soldiers

“Our message goes to the soldiers, the young soldiers, who carry guns for 24 hours, that let these soldiers have children, let them marry and give birth to children,” SSCC Chairlady Lily Richard Kenyi said Saturday, January 25 at the Sacred Heart of Jesus Parish of Juba Archdiocese, the venue of the Christian women’s anniversary…

South Sudan: Comboni Missionaries Take up Challenge of Providing Quality Education
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South Sudan: Comboni Missionaries Take up Challenge of Providing Quality Education

On his part Br. Jorge Rodriguez Floyd working in the nation’s Diocese of Malakal disclosed the Province of Comboni Missionaries has plans underway in the education sector to meet the Comboni tradition of education. “We are organizing to clarify our education to make it the Comboni tradition and education that we have gained through the…

South Sudan: Sant’Egidio Facilitates End to Hostilities and Humanitarian Access
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South Sudan: Sant’Egidio Facilitates End to Hostilities and Humanitarian Access

In the Rome Declaration, the signatories acknowledge efforts made by global leaders of Christians churches as well as church leaders in their country saying they are “humbled by the relentless spiritual and moral appeal for peace, reconciliation and fraternity.” Specifically, the leaders express their appreciation for “Pope Francis, the Archbishop of Canterbury and the Former…

Sant’Egidio Lay Catholic Association in Peace Mediation for South Sudan
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Sant’Egidio Lay Catholic Association in Peace Mediation for South Sudan

With the countdown to the possible formation of South Sudan’s unity government into the last full month after the latest 100-day extension, a group of opposition leaders is currently in Rome for a meeting under the auspices of Sant’Egidio Catholic community, a lay Catholic association dedicated to the provision of social services and arbitrating conflicts,…