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Where despair prevails, South Sudan churches issue Easter hope message

For most of the world’s newest nation, wracked by internal conflict, joy seems far away, and yet for Christians, Easter is still a time of hope. A recent message from the South Sudan Council of Churches (SSCC) says the Resurrection reminds us that even in this world there is “goodness and light with triumph”.

20 April 2017

Inside the exiled South Sudanese diocese of Kajo-Keji

The population of Kajo-Keji have been exiled to Uganda following the arrival of South Sudan's brutal civil war to the district.

12 April 2017

Women 'donate themselves' to help find peace in South Sudan campaigner tells UN meeting

Key Anglican campaigners for peace and justice in war-torn South Sudan have told a meeting at the United Nations in New York about the vital role women and the church have been playing in peace building and supporting the victims of conflict.

16 March 2017

Anglican Board of Mission makes emergency appeal for East Africa

The Anglican Board of Mission - the national mission agency of the Anglican Church of Australia - has launched an emergency appeal as the crisis worsens in parts of East Africa due to extreme drought.

02 March 2017

PWRDF pledges emergency relief funding for South Sudan and Kenya

The Primate’s World Relief and Development Fund (PWRDF) is committing a total of 50,000 US Dollars  for famine and drought relief in South Sudan and Kenya – $25,000 for each country.

27 February 2017

Anglican Alliance hosts conference call to South Sudan amid famine warning

The Anglican Alliance has hosted a conference call with SUDRA, the relief and development arm of the Episcopal Church of South Sudan and Sudan.

21 February 2017

South Sudan bishop accuses army of mass rape and torture

A South Sudanese Anglican Bishop has accused government soldiers of raping women and young girls. The Rt Revd Paul Yugusuk, of the Anglican Diocese of Lomega, quoted by local media, says he's met several women who claim they were raped by government troops.

16 February 2017

South Sudan Bishop calls for urgent food and medical supplies

Bishop Emmanuel Murye Modi of the diocese of Kajo-Keji has made an appeal for practical assistance amid ongoing security concerns. 

06 February 2017

Bishop calls for restraint as warring sides clash in South Sudan

Outbreak of violence in South Sudan prompts local people to seek sanctuary in Cathedral.

26 January 2017

Archbishop of Canterbury’s “deep concern” over South Sudan

Archbishop Justin Welby has spoken of his “deep concern” over the situation in South Sudan, after meeting a delegation of the country’s church leaders.

28 November 2016

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Sudan announced as a new Province within the Anglican Communion

The Anglican Communion has announced that Sudan will, in a few months from now, become a separate Province is its own right. Currently, Sudan is an internal province within the Anglican Church of South Sudan and Sudan.

Plans unveiled for Archbishop Janani Luwum 40th anniversary commemorations

A major commemoration will take place next month to mark the 40th Anniversary of the assassination of Archbishop Janani Luwum by Ugandas then-president, Idi Amin.