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February 16, 2017

[Anglican Communion News Service] A South Sudanese Anglican Bishop has accused government soldiers of raping women and young girls. The Rt. Rev. 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...

June 26, 2014

[Anglican Communion News Service] An Anglican diocese in South Sudan has sourced and distributed bicycles to local farmers to improve their coordination and help increase productivity to ensure food sustainability in the area.

Christian Action for Relief and Development (CARD), the...

June 18, 2014

[World Council of Churches press release] The security situation for the people of the Nuba Mountain region of Sudan has continued to deteriorate recently with increased attacks on civilians and the denial of basic human rights.

This region was included in the Comprehensive Peace...

June 2, 2014

[Episcopal News Service] Hundreds of South Sudanese Episcopalians united in prayers for peace at a two-day gathering held last week in Kenya’s Rift Valley.

The group, many of them refugees of the decades-long civil war in Sudan or more recently displaced by a politically fueled conflict...

May 23, 2014

[World Council of Churches press release] A court sentence in Sudan ordering flogging and the death penalty for Mariam Yahia Ibrahim Ishag has prompted an expression of “profound concern” from Rev. Dr Olav Fykse Tveit, general secretary of the World Council of Churches (WCC), who has urged...

May 15, 2014

South Sudanese flee an attack on the South Sudanese town of Renk, arrive at a border gate in Joda, along the Sudanese border, April 18. Photo: Mohamed Nureldin Abdallah/Reuters

Further ENS coverage on South Sudan, including recent video interviews with Presiding...

May 13, 2014

[Episcopal News Service] “We must be battering at the gates of heaven in prayer” for South Sudan, Archbishop of Canterbury Justin Welby says during an interview with Episcopal News Service.

During the past five months, South Sudan has faced its greatest challenge since...

May 13, 2014

[Episcopal Relief & Development press release] Episcopal Relief & Development is strengthening the crisis response of the Episcopal Church in South Sudan & Sudan (ECSSS) by providing financial and technical assistance to its humanitarian arm, SUDRA (the Sudanese Development and...

May 12, 2014

[Episcopal News Service] Presiding Bishop Katharine Jefferts Schori has called the Episcopal Church to prayer and action for South Sudan.

During the past five months, South Sudan has faced its greatest challenge since becoming the world’s newest nation in July 2011, when...

May 11, 2014

[Episcopal News Service] South Sudan is facing its greatest challenge since becoming an independent nation almost three years ago.

Fighting erupted last December after South Sudan President Salva Kiir accused his sacked former deputy Riek Machar of plotting a coup.

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