Tag: South Sudan

Church leaders provide sanctuary in South Sudan

Originally published in Christian Today Up to 1 000 families sought sanctuary in the Anglican cathedral in the South Sudan capital of Juba as the country continues its descent into violence and bloodshed. The Anglican Alliance, which supports the Anglican response to emergencies throughout the worldwide Anglican Communion, is helping […]

Call on Christians in US to help South Sudan

Little to celebrate on 4th anniversary of indepenednce By Richard Stearns, President of World Vision US and author of ‘The Hole in Our Gospel’ and ‘Unfinished’Originally published in The Christian Post Yesterday (July 9, 2015), South Sudan celebrated its fourth Independence Day, but almost no one there is celebrating. Instead […]

Thousands left destitute in Sudan border dispute

Originally published in Charisma News As politicians wrangle ahead of an early December deadline over the still-disputed status of the oil-rich region of Abyei, straddling the border of Sudan and South Sudan, local church leaders appeal for help in the face of a potential humanitarian crisis. Both governments have been […]

South Sudan celebrates one year of independence

Originally published in Charisma News Jubilant celebrations greeted the independence of South Sudan one year ago. But since then, the fledgling country has lurched from one crisis to another. On July 9, the country marked its first anniversary as an independent state. Arthur Mist, a World Vision program manager for […]

South Sudan becomes independent nation

Originally published in CBN News The Republic of South Sudan will join the community of nations tomorrow (Saturday. July 9). After the military celebrations and parades, the South will have to face up to the realities it faces. It will be one of the most underdeveloped countries on the planet. […]