Sudan Relief Fund
Will Trump Let a Brutal Dictator Off the Hook?

Will Trump Let a Brutal Dictator Off the Hook?

In a recent MSNBC interview, journalist Greta van Susteren spoke with Former Rep. Frank Wolf and humanitarian activist Ryan Boyette to discuss the crisis in Sudan and the possibility of U.S. sanctions being lifted.
“I beg the administration, in the interest of speaking out for human rights and religious freedom,

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Want Pope Francis to visit South Sudan? Work for peace, bishops say

Want Pope Francis to visit South Sudan? Work for peace, bishops say

The news that Pope Francis will not be able to visit South Sudan this year prompted the nation’s bishops to voice reassurances that a future visit is possible, and ask for a renewed commitment to peace.
Eduardo Hiiboro Kussala, Bishop of the Catholic Diocese of Tombura-Yambio and President of the

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Catholic University Graduates Tasked to be Peace Makers

Catholic University Graduates Tasked to be Peace Makers

The Catholic University of South Sudan, funded by the South Sudan Relief Fund, held its 5th graduation ceremony at Nyakuron Cultural Centre. More than 250 students graduated from the faculties of Economics and Business Administration, Education and Agriculture.
The Chancellor of Catholic University, Bishop Edward Hiiboro, encouraged the cheerful graduates

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Dr. Tom Catena—2017 Aurora Prize Laureate

Dr. Tom Catena—2017 Aurora Prize Laureate

The Sudan Relief Fund would like to congratulate Dr. Tom Catena for winning the prestigious Aurora Prize for Awakening Humanity. Dr. Tom, a Catholic missionary from New York, is the only doctor permanently based in Sudan’s war-ravaged Nuba Mountains where humanitarian aid is heavily restricted. He was selected as the

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Melinda Henneberger: President Trump, don’t meet with Sudan’s Bashir

Melinda Henneberger: President Trump, don’t meet with Sudan’s Bashir

In Sudan’s remote Nuba Mountains, where Muslims and Christians live in peace with one another but can’t remember a time when they weren’t under attack from their own barrel-bombing, Osama-harboring Islamist government in Khartoum, Donald Trump’s election seemed like a rare reason to celebrate.
 Many in Nuba who’d been so optimistic

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Citizens in Yambio ride for peace and co-existence

Citizens in Yambio ride for peace and co-existence

In a recent open letter, the Catholic Bishop of Tombura Yambio Diocese, Barani Eduardo Hiiboro Kussala is reminding leaders that “achieving peace demands of all of us that we act with real respect for human life. It demands that those who still sponsor anger, hate, segregation and violence against on

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South Sudanese troops accused of civilian ‘slaughter’

South Sudanese troops accused of civilian ‘slaughter’

Testimonies from South Sudanese refugees are revealing glimpses of brutality as hundreds flee into Uganda for a second day following an attack by government forces on the border town of Pajak.
According to reports, at least 17 people were killed while approximately 3,000 new refugees crossed into Uganda this week.

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The Ugandans who let 272,000 South Sudanese refugees move in down the road

The Ugandans who let 272,000 South Sudanese refugees move in down the road

America, meet Uganda, where in this almost all-Muslim corner of the country the locals already have made room for 272,000 South Sudanese Christians fleeing famine and ethnic cleansing in a country on the brink of genocide—a situation that’s just part of what the United Nations is calling the greatest humanitarian

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