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The Good, the Bad and the Dreadful It has been a troubled time in South Sudan since violence erupted in Juba, the capital, on December 15th last year. Order was quickly restored in Juba but not before the violent genie fled the lamp of the capital and initiated death and destruction in some parts of the country. It is a ...

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New teams in Solidarity with South Sudan.

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Since January 1 2014, new teams have taken leadership positions in Juba and Rome. In Juba, Br. Bill Firman FSC is the new Executive Director, with Br Denis Loft FSC as Director of Teacher Training and Finances and Sr. Cathy Arata, SSND as Director of Communities. In Rome, Fr. Paul Smyth CMF has been appointed as President of Solidarity with ...

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The President of Solidarity with South Sudan writes:

Fr Paul Smyth, President, smiles in front of the Solidarity poster

Dear Friends and Supporters I just wanted to take this opportunity to introduce myself and update you briefly on the developments that have recently been taking place in Solidarity with South Sudan.  My name is Paul Smyth, a member of the Claretian Missionaries. Having served for the last four years as Vice President of Solidarity with South Sudan I was ...

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Pope Francis: stop to violence in South Sudan

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(Vatican Radio) Pope Francis on Sunday appealed for an end to violence in South Sudan, to ensure access to humanitarian aid and for thepromotion of peace. In a letter addressed to Archbishop Paulino Lukudu Loro of Juba, read at Mass on Sunday morning by Cardinal Peter Turkson, President of the Pontifical Council for Justice and Peace, who is in South ...

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