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On Friday 9 May 2014, our presiding bishop, Katharine Jefferts-Schori, has called for prayer for South Sudan. On February 16, the Companion Diocese Committee held a service of prayer for peace in South Sudan. We used a Litany for Peace in South Sudan, developed in this Diocese. This Litany is available for any who would like to use it in Church as we pray for stability…Continue
Posted on May 10, 2014 at 1:41pm
All Jazeera has run an article on the importance of seeing the current crisis in South Sudan as political, not tribal. "Tribalism" is a mode of thinking we Westerners use to caricature the conflict to make it easier for us to understand. Yes there are ethnic hatreds, but the ends being pursued is political power. Well worth reading.
Posted on January 6, 2014 at 8:21am
Al Jazeera reports that peace talks between the factions of Salva Kiir and Riek Machar are set to begin today. However, government forces are set to begin a campaign to retake Bor, the capital of Jonglei state, today. The UN reports a mass grave in Bor with the bodies of 75 Dinka soldiers.
Pray for peace in Sudan.
Posted on January 1, 2014 at 11:55am — 2 Comments