Interview with Sr Judith in Refugee Camp for South Sudanese in Northern Uganda
Nor Madit breast feeds her twin children in a camp for displaced people in Melijo, South Sudan, near that country's border with Uganda. Families here fled fighting around Bor, in Jonglei State, in December 2013, but have not been warmly welcomed to this region of Eastern Equatoria State, where two earlier waves of displaced people in the 1980s and 1990s have left relations tense between the newcomers, who are Dinka, and the largely Ma'adi residents around the city of Nimule. The ACT Alliance is helping the displaced families and the host communities affected by their presence, and is supporting efforts to reconcile the two groups.

Interview with Sr Judith in Refugee Camp for South Sudanese in Northern Uganda

Sr Judith works in a refugee camp in Northern Uganda where thousands of Southern Sudanese fleeing the civil war in their country have sought refuge. She helps them work though…

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At Loreto School South Sudanese Pupils from Diverse Tribes Learn to Live in Peace
Sister Rosa Le Thi Bong, a Vietnamese member of Sisters of Our Lady of the Missions, walks with refugee children in the Makpandu refugee camp, a ramshackle collection of huts with mud walls and thatched roofs spread through a remote section of forest 40 kilometers from Yambio, the capital of Western Equatoria State in the newly independent South Sudan. More than 3,000 people live in the camp, having fled the Democratic Republic of the Congo in 2008 when the Lord's Resistance Army started a murderous rampage through the area. In recent months the Congolese have been experiencing harassment and insults from the local population. Religious workers say the refugees want to go home to the Congo, but not until Joseph Kony and the LRA are removed. Sister Rosa works in the camp as a member of Solidarity with South Sudan, a pastoral and teaching presence of Catholic priests, sisters and brothers from around the world.

At Loreto School South Sudanese Pupils from Diverse Tribes Learn to Live in Peace

In a country wracked by civil war and ethnic strife, Irish nuns have created a unique space where young women can dream of a better future and begin to acquire…

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Bishop Taban Award
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Bishop Taban Award

“I am infinitely grateful for this honourable distinction in which Archbishop Justin Welby of Canterbury has elevated and spotted light at the end of tunnel in the person of Bishop…

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