Pope Francis kisses the feet of South Sudan’s leaders at conclusion of ecumenical retreat

Posted on: April 12, 2019   Photo Credit: All photos (unless stated): Vatican Media via Reuters An ecumenical spiritual retreat led by the Archbishop of Canterbury and Pope Francis at the Vatican ended yesterday with Pope Francis kissing the feet of South Sudan’s political leaders. The unprecedented two day retreat was organised in an effort … Continue reading “Pope Francis kisses the feet of South Sudan’s leaders at conclusion of ecumenical retreat”

South Sudanese Christian women pray and fast as ecumenical retreat continues at the Vatican

Posted on: April 11, 2019 An ecumenical group of women pray and fast for peace at the headquarters of the South Sudan Council of Churches in Juba Photo Credit: SSCC / Twitter As a unique ecumenical spiritual retreat at the Vatican for the political and Church leaders of South Sudan enters its second day, a … Continue reading “South Sudanese Christian women pray and fast as ecumenical retreat continues at the Vatican”

Pope Francis and Archbishop of Canterbury to lead spiritual retreat for South Sudan’s leaders

Posted on: April 9, 2019  Pope Francis and Archbishop Justin attend Vespers in the Vatican in October 2016. Photo Credit: Vatican Television Political and Christian leaders from South Sudan will gather in the Vatican this week for an unprecedented spiritual retreat led by the Archbishop of Canterbury, Justin Welby, and Pope Francis. The retreat was … Continue reading “Pope Francis and Archbishop of Canterbury to lead spiritual retreat for South Sudan’s leaders”

Media awards for South Sudanese bishop’s testimony and Church of England digital impact

Posted on: October 19, 2018  A moving interview with Bishop Daniel Deng Abot, the Bishop of Duk in South Sudan, has won a major broadcasting award in London. It came in the same week that the Church of England won five awards for its digital impact. The interview was carried out by Mike Wooldridge for … Continue reading “Media awards for South Sudanese bishop’s testimony and Church of England digital impact”

Primate asks for Lenten prayers for Congo, South Sudan

By Tali Folkins February 16, 2018 A displaced child draws on a board in the Fitisaf refugee camp, in Kalemie, the capital of Tanganyika, in eastern Congo. About 3.9 million Congolese have been displaced by violence and conflict since 2015. Photo: Gabriel Vockel/UNICEF   Archbishop Fred Hiltz, primate of the Anglican Church of Canada, is … Continue reading “Primate asks for Lenten prayers for Congo, South Sudan”