Sudan orders leading priest to leave nation
Catholic World News - April 15, 2013
Sudanese authorities have ordered the secretary-general of the Sudan Catholic Bishops’ Conference and two religious brothers – one Egyptian, the other French – to leave the overwhelmingly Muslim nation.
Following his expulsion, Father Santino Morokomomo Maurino arrived in South Sudan, which became independent in 2011.
The priest said that “Christians are being persecuted because the regime wants to Islamize the country and eliminate the Christian presence,” the Sudan Catholic Radio Network reported.
An appeal from our founder, Dr. Jeffrey Mirus:
Dear reader: If you found the information on this page helpful in your pursuit of a better Catholic life, please support our work with a donation. Your donation will help us reach seven million Truth-seeking readers worldwide this year. Thank you!
Progress toward our August expenses ($15,070 to go):
All comments are moderated. To lighten our editing burden, only current donors are allowed to Sound Off. If you are a donor, log in to see the comment form; otherwise please support our work, and Sound Off!