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EMERGENCY IN RIIMENZE

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During the last 3 weeks, the local people on the road between Makpundu and Yambio have fled either to Yambio or Riimenze. Our people and our property are undamaged but dreadful suffering has been inflicted on the usually peaceful community of Riimenze where we have our large agriculture project and other pastoral works for that local community.   Up until now we are ...

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Need of Community Members

The Communities of Solidarity , based in South Sudan, need to increase the number of their members, to guarantee the continuity and improvement of our Mission. It is our commitment of evangelisation, as partners of the Bishops Conference,  the  service to the people of South Sudan building its capacity in areas such as education, health, pastoral and agriculture. We call ...

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At Sixes and Sevens 

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There is an idiom sometimes used in English, ‘At Sixes and Sevens’. It is not clear where it comes but one internet site suggests ‘The phrase was originally “to set on six and seven” and is thought to have derived in the 14th century from the game of dice. The meaning then was “to carelessly risk one’s entire fortune”’. That ...

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Not So Happy Christmas in South Sudan

Photo Credits: Paul Jeffrey

Christmas is coming and we all have various expectations for a ‘happy time’. The world over, including in South Sudan, atheists, agnostics and many adherents to other non-Christian faiths, as well as Christians, celebrate Christmas holidays, just as here we also celebrate all the Muslim feasts. One item of which we do have an oversupply in South Sudan is public ...

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Meeting with Jesuiten Mission

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In the last weeks Sr. Yudith Pereira, our Ass. Executive Director, and Angelo Pittaluga, our Fundraising Director met some donor agencies to strenghten our current partnerships and to join new ones, interested to the future of South Sudan. The meeting with Jesuiten Mission in Nürnberg (Germany) was very fruitful: we confirmed our will to work together for South Sudan. Following ...

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“Good Shepherd Peace Centre” opened in Juba last Oct. 15th

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The project of the combined Catholic Religious in South Sudan (RSASS) to build a centre for human, pastoral and spiritual formation, peace building and trauma healing for South Sudanese at Kit near Juba,  was launched officially by Archbishop Paulino Lukudu Loro on  11th October 2014. On Saturday, 15th October, 2016,  this  centre, now named  the ‘Good Shepherd Peace Centre’ was ...

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A gift of hope for the people of South Sudan

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The project of the combined Religious in South Sudan to build a centre for human, pastoral and spiritual formation, peace building and trauma healing for South Sudanese and church personnel – lay, clergy and religious – at Kit near Juba, South Sudan, was launched officially by Archbishop Paulino Lukudu Loro on  11th October 2014. Thanks to the drive and energy of Fr Daniele ...

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Not too late to love, forgive and rebuild whole, our South Sudan

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From Bishop Eduardo Hildeboro.   Dear my beloved Sisters and Brothers, “Always be ready to make your defence to anyone who demands from you an accounting for the hope that is in you” (1 Pet. 3:15). As Christians we must remain steadfast in this time of trial, just as we have throughout the centuries before and now in South Sudan, ...

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There is Good New in South Sudan

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Go back a few centuries or even, in some cases, a few decades. Italy was not a united country but independent and warring states; America had a civil war in which negro enslavement was a significant issue; France had a bloody revolution pitting the people against the aristocracy; South Africa was governed with apartheid divisions; peace between Protestant and Catholic ...

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