URGENT! Make a gift that will be doubled. We have $9,981 left to match by December 1st.
Click here to advertise on CatholicCulture.org

South Sudanese diocese begins 21 days of fasting for peace

Catholic World News - January 14, 2014

A South Sudanese bishop has declared 21 days of prayer and fasting for peace in his strife-torn nation, one of the world’s poorest, according to Anisa Radio, which is part of the Sudan Catholic Radio Network.

Bishop Eduardo Hiiboro Kussala of Tombura-Yambio also said that he would solicit alms to assist the 365,000 South Sudanese residents who have fled their homes in the wake of fighting between two ethnic groups, the Dinka and the Nuer.

Additional sources for this story
Some links will take you to other sites, in a new window.

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!

Our Fall Campaign
Progress toward our year-end goal ($64,089 to go):
$150,000.00 $85,911.12
43% 57%
Sound Off! CatholicCulture.org supporters weigh in.

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!

There are no comments yet for this item.

Fall 2014 Campaign
Subscribe for free
Shop Amazon
Click here to advertise on CatholicCulture.org

Recent Catholic Commentary

Art and theology, beauty and truth, work together in the New Evangelization November 21
Anatomy of Conversion November 21
Anatomy of Conversion November 21
It is a failure of mercy to deny sin November 20
Yesterday's news, tomorrow November 20

Top Catholic News

Most Important Stories of the Last 30 Days