Archive for tag: South Sudan

Archive pour tag : South Sudan

Hopes high Pope’s African visit will clear path to peace

A young woman carries a Cross during a march in Kinshasa, Democratic Republic of Congo, to protest escalating violence in the country

Braving a volatile political and security situation, Pope Francis embarks on a long-anticipated journey of unity and reconciliation to two African countries wracked by bitter divisions, warring factions and humanitarian crises seldom on the radar of international power brokers.
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Posted: Jan. 27, 2023 • Permanent link: ecumenism.net/?p=13156
Categories: Catholic RegisterIn this article: DR Congo, peace, Pope Francis, South Sudan
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Catégorie : Catholic RegisterDans cet article : DR Congo, peace, Pope Francis, South Sudan


Hope, excitement, and expectations spread in South Sudan ahead of global Christian leaders’ visit

People pray during a nighttime vigil for peace in Nakubuse, a small village near Kuron in South Sudan's Eastern Equatoria State. The region has been plagued by cattle raiding and child abduction in recent years. The Catholic Church-sponsored Holy Trinity Peace Village, centered in Kuron, has worked for years to foster reconciliation and peace between the region's pastoralist communities

Pope Francis, the leader of the Roman Catholic Church; Archbishop Justin Welby of Canterbury, UK; and Rt. Rev. Iain Greenshields, moderator of the general assembly of the Church of Scotland; will travel to the world’s youngest nation on 3- 5 February on a spiritual and peace mission.
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Posted: Jan. 26, 2023 • Permanent link: ecumenism.net/?p=13146
Categories: WCC NewsIn this article: Justin Welby, Pope Francis, South Sudan
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Catégorie : WCC NewsDans cet article : Justin Welby, Pope Francis, South Sudan


New date confirmed for historic Ecumenical Peace Pilgrimage to South Sudan

Rt. Rev. Justin Welby, Archbishop of Canterbury

Pope Francis, the Archbishop of Canterbury and the Moderator of the General Assembly of the Church of Scotland will make an historic Ecumenical Peace Pilgrimage to South Sudan from 3rd to 5th February next year.
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Posted: Dec. 1, 2022 • Permanent link: ecumenism.net/?p=12919
Categories: NewsIn this article: Justin Welby, peace, Pope Francis, South Sudan
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Catégorie : NewsDans cet article : Justin Welby, peace, Pope Francis, South Sudan


Carrying the cries of South Sudanese women for peace and justice to the WCC Assembly

  Jackcilia Salathiel Ebere, national women coordinator at the South Sudan Council of Churches, will take part in the World Council of Churches 11th Assembly in Karlsruhe, Germany

At the World Council of Churches 11th Assembly in Karlsruhe Germany, Jackcilia Salathiel Ebere will be carrying the voices of women from South Sudan who are crying for peace and justice.

Ebere is the national women coordinator at the South Sudan Council of Churches, an ecumenical grouping of seven member churches and associate churches, including the Roman Catholic, Episcopal (Anglican) and Presbyterian churches.

Ebere, a human rights lawyer, stresses in an interview that women are the victims in the country’s civil war, interethnic violence, and widespread insecurity.
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Posted: Aug. 26, 2022 • Permanent link: ecumenism.net/?p=12451
Categories: Conferences, WCC NewsIn this article: South Sudan, WCC, WCC Assembly
Transmis : 26 aoüt 2022 • Lien permanente : ecumenism.net/?p=12451
Catégorie : Conferences, WCC NewsDans cet article : South Sudan, WCC, WCC Assembly