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Local people line up to receive food voucher at distribution point in South Sudan.  Photo by CAFOD.

Local people line up to receive food voucher at distribution point in South Sudan. Photo by CAFOD.

Catholic humanitarian worker on rewards of his job

17/08/2017 14:32

Michael O’Riordan, Emergency Program Manager for CAFOD and Trocaire in South Sudan, gives an update on the humanitarian crisis in the war-torn country.  

South Sudanese refugees greet Anglican Archbishop of Canterbury Justin Welby

South Sudanese refugees greet Anglican Archbishop of Canterbury Justin Welby as he arrives at a settlement camp in Uganda's northwest Adjumani district on August 2nd

Anglican AB Welby concludes visit to Uganda and Sudan

03/08/2017 17:54

The Archbishop of Canterbury, Justin Welby has concluded a visit to East Africa which could help pave the way for a joint peace mission to South Sudan with Pope Francis

South Sudanese refugee children at Bidi Bidi camp in northern Uganda

South Sudanese refugee children at Bidi Bidi camp in northern Uganda, the world's largest refugee settlement

Ugandan Radio Pacis providing hope to South Sudan's refugees

01/08/2017 17:44

Hear from the founder and director of Uganda's Radio Pacis about one of the world's forgotten crises, as over a million South Sudanese refugees face a daily struggle for survival 

South Sudanese refugees wade through a flooded camp in the western state of Gambella in Ethiopia.

South Sudanese refugees wade through a flooded camp in the western state of Gambella in Ethiopia.

South Sudan Church leaders visit refugees in Ethiopia

27/06/2017 17:24

The South Sudan’s Council of Churches (SSCC) has issued a Pastoral message of Hope to the people of South Sudan especially refugees.

 

South Sudan

Pope Francis has pledged half a million dollars to support health, education and agricultural projects in South Sudan

Pope donates funds to support aid projects in South Sudan

21/06/2017 16:55

Pope Francis has pledged to donate about half a million dollars to support education, healthcare and agricultural projects run by Caritas and religious congregations in South Sudan.

The Bishop of Tombura-Yambio and President of Sudan Catholic Bishops’ Conference (SCBC), Barani Eduardo Hiiboro Kussala

The Bishop of Tombura-Yambio and President of Sudan Catholic Bishops’ Conference (SCBC), Barani Eduardo Hiiboro Kussala

Let us create an atmosphere for Pope Francis to visit South Sudan

08/06/2017 18:21

The Bishops of South Sudan have said that the postponed visit of Pope Francis to that country is a call on citizens to embrace peace and create a conducive atmosphere that would allow for the visit to take place.

 

Thousands of people walk for hours to reach a food distribution site in Malualkuel, in the Northern Bahr el Ghazal region of South Sudan.

Thousands of people walk for hours to reach a food distribution site in Malualkuel, in the Northern Bahr el Ghazal region of South Sudan.

Canada faith leaders appeal for South Sudan, Yemen, northeast Nigeria, Somalia

08/06/2017 13:24

Faith leaders in Canada are calling for a concrete response to famines in South Sudan, Yemen, northeast Nigeria and Somalia. The appeal was issued by Catholic Bishops together with other Christian, Jewish, Muslim, Sikh and Baha’i faith leaders.