Tag: Sudan

U.S. Catholic physician a reluctant hero in Sudan’s Nuba Mountains

NUBA MOUNTAINS, Sudan | A U.S. physician who has won accolades for his service in a war-torn corner of Sudan said he has just done what any missionary is called to do. “I’m a lay missionary. We’re supposed to show the face of Christ to people, but how can you do that if you take… Read more »

Sudan rebel leader praises Catholic work in liberated area

NUBA MOUNTAINS, Sudan (CNS) — The leader of a rebel group fighting the government of Sudan says the Catholic Church has given hope to the people of that country’s war-torn Nuba Mountains. Abdelaziz Adam al-Hilu, chair of Sudan People’s Liberation Army-North, says the accompaniment of the church, under the leadership of retired Bishop Macram Max… Read more »

Prayer for peace in Congo, South Sudan a call to action, cardinal says

VATICAN CITY | Pope Francis’ call for a day of prayer and fasting for peace in war-torn countries like South Sudan and Congo is also a reminder for world leaders to protect their countrymen from violence and injustice, a Vatican official said. In an article for L’Osservatore Romano, the Vatican newspaper, Cardinal Peter Turkson, prefect… Read more »