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May 8, 2018

[Anglican Communion News Service] A group of South Sudanese expatriates living in the U.S. have met to discuss “obstacles and the foundations for reconciliation and peace-building” in their native land. In a message to other ex-pats issued at the end of the conference organized by the American...

June 22, 2017

[Anglican Communion News Service] Anglican leaders in Africa are sponsoring a church-led initiative to end the conflict in South Sudan. The Council of Anglican Provinces of Africa has invited South Sudanese church leaders to Zambia next month to press for the guns to be silenced.

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March 2, 2017

[Episcopal Public Policy Network policy alert] Last week, the the United Nations and the government of South Sudan declared a state of famine in parts of South Sudan, the most severe state of food insecurity based on mortality, malnutrition, and According to the United Nations, 100,000 South...

May 11, 2014

On Friday 9 May 2014, our presiding bishop, Katharine Jefferts-Schori, has called for prayer for South Sudan.  On February 16, the Companion Diocese Committee held a service of prayer for peace in South Sudan.  We used a Litany for Peace in South Sudan, developed in this Diocese.  This Litany...

April 30, 2014

[World Council of Churches press release] A high-level ecumenical delegation representing church organizations will arrive in Juba, South Sudan on Friday, 2 May, amidst continuing conflict in the country with an imminent threat of widespread hunger and malnutrition among its people. The...

January 12, 2014

[Episcopal News Service] A Jan. 10 memo to the Obama Administration and members of U.S. Congress sent by the Episcopal Church’s Washington, D.C.-based Office of Government Relations outlines the current crisis in South Sudan and makes recommendations urging the government and the international...

January 5, 2014

[Anglican Communion News Service] Anglicans and Episcopalians around the Communion are responding to first-hand accounts of conflict and the growing humanitarian crisis in Africa’s newest country, South Sudan.

Since hostilities broke out on 15 December different...

January 5, 2014

[Anglican Communion News Service] Anglicans and Episcopalians around the Communion are responding to first-hand accounts of conflict and the growing humanitarian crisis in Africa’s newest country, South Sudan.

Since hostilities broke out on 15 December different...

July 5, 2013

By: Lifelong Formation

I know that only a few of us will have the opportunity to participate in the prayers for the people of South Sudan next Monday at Tillman Chapel.

However, I hope that wherever you are at 9:15 am (EST) on Monday, July 8 you will join us in lifting prayers of hope for peace and...

February 5, 2013

Martha Holden and Dr. Deborah Jerard with The Mother’s Union St John’s Episcopal Church, Akobo, South Sudan. Photo/Pastor Steven

[Episcopal News Service] On Jan 20, I and Martha Holden, of Christ Episcopal Church, Montpelier, Vermont, flew to Akobo, South Sudan...

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Under the mediation of the Intergovernmental Authority on Development (IGAD), the Government of