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SPECIAL REPORT: Families Separated at the Border
Bishop Santo Loku Pio Doggale is not a man to mince words and he didn't earlier this year when he discussed South Sudan’s descent into a worsening, seemingly never-ending civil war.
The head of the Sudan Catholic Bishops' Conference challenged South Sudan to admit it is bankrupt after it failed to raise the funds to host Independence Day celebrations for a third year running.
NCR Today: Catholics told Chris Herlinger, reporting in war-torn South Sudan, about the message of peace they anticipated from a papal visit. Then those dreams got put on hold.
"We are alive and there is hope, a chance for a new beginning," just like the early followers of Jesus after his death.