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The Bishop of Yei has condemned South Sudan's gun culture

The Bishop of Yei has condemned South Sudan's gun culture

South Sudan Bishop urges congregants to pray for government

04/12/2017 13:27

In the First Sunday of Advent message, Bishop Erkolano Lodu Tombe of South Sudan’s Diocese of Yei has urged Christians in the country to embrace peace and pray for the country's leaders.

 

Pope Francis prays for peace in South Sudan and the DRC inside St. Peter's Basilica on Thursday, 23 Nov. 2017.

Pope Francis prays for peace in South Sudan and the DRC inside St. Peter's Basilica on Thursday, 23 Nov. 2017.

DRC Catholic Bishops thank Pope Francis

28/11/2017 18:23

The Bishops of the Democratic Republic of Congo have thanked Pope Francis for his closeness to the people of DRC. 

 

Pope Francis celebrates a new year's eve vespers Mass in St. Peter's Basilica at the Vatican, Saturday, Dec. 31, 2016

Pope Francis celebrates a new year's eve vespers Mass in St. Peter's Basilica at the Vatican, Saturday, Dec. 31, 2016

Pope Francis: a prayer for peace throughout the world

23/11/2017 15:59

Pope Francis led a prayer service in St Peter’s Basilica on Thursday evening, for the intention of peace in the world – and especially for peace in South Sudan and the Democratic Republic of Congo

Pope Francis leads Vespers at St Paul's Outside the Walls (file photo)

Pope Francis leads Vespers at St Paul's Outside the Walls (file photo). On Thursday Pope Francis led a prayer service for peace in South Sudan and the Democratic Republic of Congo.

Pope Francis: Homily for Prayer Service for Peace

23/11/2017 14:25

Full text of Pope Francis' homily for the Celebration of Prayer for Peace in South Sudan and in the Democratic Republic of the Congo. 

 

Refugee families from South Sudan wait for medical care at a refugee camp in Uganda

Refugee families from South Sudan wait for medical care at a refugee camp in Uganda

Praying for Peace in South Sudan and DRC with Pope Francis

22/11/2017 16:02

Pope Francis on Thursday is to preside over a Prayer for Peace in South Sudan and in the DRC. Michel Roy, Secretary General of Caritas Internationalis, talks about the situation in the two nations and of the importance of raising awareness to overcome indifference and help forge peace.

South Sudanese refugee Simon Wani wipes his face during mourning of death of his son killed by rebels in South Sudan

South Sudanese refugee Simon Wani wipes his face during mourning of death of his son killed by rebels in South Sudan

Pope Francis to lead Prayer for Peace in South Sudan and DRC

16/11/2017 16:17

Pope Francis is to preside over a Prayer for Peace in South Sudan and in the Democratic Republic of Congo on November 23rd in St. Peter’s Basilica at 5.30pm.

Pope Francis meets with the Anglican Archbishop of Canterbury

Pope Francis meets with the Anglican Archbishop of Canterbury Justin Welby

Pope and Anglican leader appeal for peace in South Sudan

27/10/2017 18:53

Pope Francis met on Friday with the Archbishop of Canterbury, Justin Welby, discussing shared concerns including the need for an end to the conflict in South Sudan