Posts Tagged ‘Father Christian Carlassare’

Shot bishop-elect meets pope

Thursday, March 17th, 2022

On Monday, Pope Francis met the South Sudan bishop-elect who was shot in the legs last April shortly after his nomination to lead Rumbek diocese. Bishop-elect Christian Carlassare (44) had a private meeting with Pope Francis at the Vatican on Monday. Carlassare’s episcopal consecration is scheduled for March 25. It was deferred after the shooting, Read more

Bishop appointed in South Sudan diocese after nearly 10 years vacancy

Thursday, March 11th, 2021

Father Christian Carlassare was appointed Bishop of Rumbek, South Sudan, on Monday, nearly 10 years since the death of the diocese’s last bishop. He described his appointment as an illustration of “the God of surprises.” In a message to ACI Africa, Fr. Carlassare said he welcomed his episcopal appointment in a “spirit of faith” even Read more