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The South Sudanese Bishop Trying to Bring War to an End in the World’s Newest Country

Added: 16.10.2019 19:25 | 20 views | 0 comments

South Sudan ranks just above Syria and Afghanistan as the least peaceful country in the world. Its people are being force-fed the full toxic stew of warfare: violence, child soldiers, warlords (remember Joseph Kony?), famine, displacement, statelessness. Bishop Eduardo Hiiboro Kussala, who heads the Catholic church in the Tombura-Yambio diocese in the country’s southwest, is trying to broker a peace between its warring factions. The country, whose population is largely Christian, won its independence from Sudan in 2011 after a protracted campaign that involved thousands of lost lives and billions of dollars of foreign aid, mostly from the U.S. By 2013, it had slipped back into violence....

Direct hotline to God? Vatican attempts to 'digitise prayers' with new app

Added: 16.10.2019 14:35 | 19 views | 0 comments

THE CATHOLIC CHURCH is set to revolutionise the practice of prayer as it unveils a new digital app making God's guidance accessible from just one tap of the screen.


Pope Francis on brink: Threat from Salvini against Vatican leader exposed

Added: 12.10.2019 16:45 | 31 views | 0 comments

POPE FRANCIS is facing a potential religious coup from within the Catholic Church, but there is also an emerging threat from outside the Vatican as Italian populist Matteo Salvini sets his sights on the progressive Pope.


'We showed no care for the little ones,' Pope Francis tells Catholics on sex abuse

Added: 20.08.2018 15:18 | 0 views | 0 comments

Pope Francis issued a letter to Catholics around the world Monday condemning the crime of priestly sexual abuse and its cover-up and demanding accountability, in response to new revelations in the US of decades of misconduct by the Catholic Church.

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