Posts Tagged ‘Sudan conflict’

“Horror scenes” in Sudan could spill over

Monday, May 15th, 2023

The Apostolic Nuncio in Kenya and South Sudan, Archbishop Hubertus Maria van Megen, describes “horror scenes” in Sudan during continuous fighting. He issued a stark warning at the end of Bishop Cleophas Oseso Tuka’s Consecration Mass. Unless the Sudan war is halted in time, the violence and horror scenes will “spill over” to neighbouring countries, Read more

Caritas Australia welcomes humanitarian funding for Sudan

Thursday, May 11th, 2023

***MEDIA RELEASE*** Caritas Australia expresses gratitude for Australia’s commitment of $6 million in urgent humanitarian assistance to address the escalating conflict in Sudan. The conflict has exacerbated the existing humanitarian crisis in Sudan, a country already grappling with drought and chronic instability. Even prior to the current turmoil, over 15 million people, one-third of Sudan’s Read more

Pope Francis urges the world to pray for Sudan and for peace

Thursday, April 20th, 2023
Pray for Sudan

In a Sunday address, Pope Francis made a heartfelt plea to the world to pray for Sudan, urging the country’s warring military factions to set aside their arms and actively seek peace. “I am following with concern the events unfolding in Sudan,” he said on April 16 from a window overlooking St Peter’s Square. “I Read more