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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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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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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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Prayer for Peace in South Sudan

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From the beginning of the civil clashes in December 2013, in South Sudan there is a season of endless violence. In these months of attacks, people have been displaced, brutalised, raped. Thousands of South Sudaneses decided to migrate in the nearest countries. For the ones who remain in their country the situation is unbearable without humanitarian helps. Currently, the situation ...

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PASTORAL MESSAGE OF THE CATHOLIC BISHOPS OF SOUTH SUDAN

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  “A VOICE CRIES IN THE WILDERNESS” PASTORAL MESSAGE OF THE CATHOLIC BISHOPS OF SOUTH SUDAN TO THE FAITHFUL AND PEOPLE OF SOUTH SUDAN “The voice of one crying out in the wilderness, prepare the way of the Lord, make his paths straight” (Mark 1:3).   Preamble These words of the prophet Isaiah, quoted by the evangelists Matthew and Mark, ...

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Tragic Victims

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Last August, I wrote about the good news, the positive situation in Riimenze, South Sudan. Today that situation no longer exists. Has the agriculture project collapsed? No. The people are simply the victims of a callous civil war in which they have never wanted to participate.  The situation is not hopeless. Several of our religious congregations and donor partners have ...

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