Sudan Relief Fund
South Sudan President and Rebel Leader Form Transitional Government

South Sudan President and Rebel Leader Form Transitional Government

Recently, South Sudan’s president Salva Kiir met with rebel leader Riek Machar, and the two parties agreed on a coalition to help stabilize the region and form a transitional government by the 12th of November of this year.
When South Sudan split away from Sudan in 2011, the region had

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Italian Bishops’ Conference donates one million euros to South Sudan

Italian Bishops’ Conference donates one million euros to South Sudan

South Sudan is set to receive a one million euro donation from the Italian Catholic Bishops’ Conference (Conferenza Episcopale Italian, CEI.) The funds are pledged “in favor of the people of South Sudan” according to the conference and targeted to aid multiple humanitarian issues.
This marks the fourth year in

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Tragedy, caution and hope as South Sudan marks eight years of independence

Tragedy, caution and hope as South Sudan marks eight years of independence

Tuesday, July 9 marked the eight anniversary of South Sudan’s independence.  The occasion is a reminder of tragedy and struggle in the countries quest for peace.  Sr. Joan Mumaw, president and chief administrative officer for Friends in Solidarity shared her view of South Sudan’s current state with the Global Sisters

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How the South Sudanese bishops are working to promote peace

How the South Sudanese bishops are working to promote peace

According to the president of the Sudanese Bishops’ Conference, in order to achieve peace in South Sudan, patience and humility must be shown by both its leaders. The conference’s president Bishop Kussala recently spoke with the Catholic News Agency about the current situation in Sudan and what local bishops have

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Record number of South Sudanese face critical lack of food

Record number of South Sudanese face critical lack of food

Almost seven million South Sudanese civilians are at risk and face a critical lack of food according to a new report released by the South Sudanese government and the United Nations.  Almost two million people are near starvation nine months after a peace deal ended the five-year civil war.
The

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Medicine and Food in Short Supply

COVID-19 has left many deaths in its wake, but most people don’t realize the other effects it’s been having on these poor communities around the world. In Noeleen’s camp, there is currently only one water well serving 2,000 people, and the rocky terrain is terrible for growing crops and plants.