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FR. ANGELO VINCO, THE PIONEERING MISSIONARY OF GONDOKORO, INSPIRER OF ST. DANIEL COMBONI by FR. GUIDO OLIANA

 

The pioneering missionary figure of Gondokoro, Fr. Angelo Vinco, stands out as really fascinating and inspiring.[1]

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LETTERA AGLI AMICI OSPEDALE M.IMMACOLATA MAPUORDIT by Br. ROSARIO IANNETTI

a nome dei nostri pazienti e i lavoratori, vi giunga il nostro piu’ sentito augurio per una BUONA PASQUA DI RESURREZIONE !!!

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CIVILIANS KILLED AT UN BASE IN BOR, JONGLEI STATE

At least 30 people are reported dead in Bor, capital of Jonglei state in South Sudan, in what appears to have been a clash between local youth demonstrators and peacekeepers at a UNMISS base. Many wounded, some critically, have been receiving medical care at the camp. Death toll could rise.

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BISHOP: SOUTH SUDAN HAS BECOME 'THE PLACE WHERE GOD WEEPS'

SEATTLE (CNS) -- South Sudan's civil war has taken a brutal turn, despite appeals from the country's church leaders to stop the violence. In the oil hub of Bentiu, rebels loyal to ousted Vice President Riek Machar, an ethnic Nuer, killed more than 200 civilians and wounded more than 400 in mid-April, the United Nations reported April 21. People were slaughtered inside a mosque, a hospital, and the city's Catholic Church. The U.N. said hate speech was broadcast on local radio stations, urging certain groups to leave the city and encouraging men to rape women.

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VIOLENCE ESCALATES IN UNITY STATE

South Sudanese forces loyal to South Sudan’s former vice-president, Dr. Riak Machar, have recaptured Bentiu, capital of Unity Sate earlier this week. Attacks on Bentiu began last Sunday 13 April and lasted till Tuesday when they took control of the strategic oil producing capital of Unity State.

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JUSTICE AND RECONCILIATION ARE PREREQUISITE FOR PEACE - AN EASTER MESSAGE

At the beginning of this Lenten season the Catholic Bishops Conference of Sudan and South Sudan proclaimed a Lenten campaign of prayer, penance and charity in order to obtain Reconciliation, Justice and Peace in South Sudan, following the tragic political turmoil on 15th December, 2013 in the Country. Unfortunately the turmoil continued to date unabated. We are writing to you this Easter Message in the understanding that you will listen to it and act quickly.

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