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Pope Francis will preside at the Prayer for Peace

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              It is with great pleasure and emotion that we can announce that His Holiness Pope Francis will preside at the prayer vigil for peace in South Sudan and in the Democratic Republic of the Congo at the Altar of the Chair in St Peter’s Basilica on Thursday, 23 November 2017, at 5.30pm. The ...

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Praying with Pope for Peace in South Sudan and R.D. Congo

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Solidarity with South Sudan, in association with JPIC, invites you to take part to the Prayer with Pope Francis for Peace in South Sudan and R. D. Congo. Save the date: Novembre 23rd at 5:30 pm in Rome, St. Peter’s Basilica. It will be an important occasion to pray all together for Peace in the world, and above all in ...

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Thank you for the Assistance we are providing together

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To date we have expended just on $215,750 in giving assistance to the people in Riimenze. We have sufficient funds remaining for humanitarian aid for the present. Eventually, we shall bring this all to account in line by line detail but currently it is still a fluid situation. Our aim is to phase out humanitarian aid as soon as feasible ...

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Solidarity at ACWECA 2017

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              Sr Yudith Pereira Rico, rjm, our Associate Executive Director, took part to the 17th ACWECA Plenary Assembly in Tanzania last August. During the meetings, she presented the project of Solidarity with South Sudan, in which some of the congregations present in the conference are already involved, that suscited interest for the new vision of ...

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Bishop Hiiboro: Message for International Day for Peace

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Following you can find the message from Bishop Hiiboro for the 2017 International Day of Peace.                   September 21st 2017 I greet you with great joy and empathy beloved young Sudanese and South Sudanese during this historical day dedicated for humanity to cherish peace. The International Day of Peace (“Peace Day”) is ...

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At the Half Maraton to support SOUTH SUDAN

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Last Sunday, in Rome, 2,000 people took part in the half-marathon and almost 4,000 people signed up for the 5k “fun run,” according to Msgr. Melchor Sanchez de Toca y Alameda, undersecretary of pontifical council and head of the office’s section on sport. Priests, nuns, the differently-abled, refugees and parents pushing kids in strollers were just some of those who ...

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Small Christian Communities Changing Lives in South Sudan

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    Last Aug 31st “Catholic News Agency for Africa” posted an article explaing how small Christian Communities are changing lives in South Sudan.   You can click on the following link to read the article.   http://www.canaafrica.org/index.php?option=com_content&view=article&id=1015:small-christian-communities-changing-lives-in-south-sudan-testimony-from-a-missionary-at-st-joseph-parish-narus&catid=16:latestnews&Itemid=103&lang=en

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A Cup of Tea

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The basic things we need for daily living we often simply assume they will be there. Not so in South Sudan where very little can be taken for granted. When I first came to South Sudan in 2009, I lived in Malakal. Most people there cooked on charcoal but we were lucky enough to be able to use gas. It ...

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Via Pacis – Rome, Sep 17th 2017

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“Solidarity with South Sudan”  in association with JRS , will take part in the next Half Marathon in Rome for Education in South Sudan. Peace, Integration, Inclusion, Solidarity: these are the principles inspiring Rome Half Marathon VIA PACIS, an event promoted by Roma Capitale and the Pontifical Council for Culture, the Dicastery of the Holy See, in collaboration with FIDAL ...

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(Not) Celebrating the Sixth Anniversary of South Sudan Independence

Next Sunday, we should celebrate the Sixth Anniversary of South Sudan Independence . But the anniversary is so sad: the internal situation is so critical, due to insecurity and famine. South Sudan is always in our mind: this video briefly explains the current situation in South Sudan and what we can do as “Agent of Peace”. Show you care, #southsudanwecare (Thanks ...

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