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Christian Aid has begun assisting civilians displaced by the recent spate of inter-communal violence in the remote town of Pipor in Jonglei state, South Sudan.
Reports of the confiscation of South Sudan’s oil by the Republic of Sudan threaten the region’s prospects for peace say Global Witness
Despite the 2012 independence vote by South Sudan, churches will remain united with those in the North, to help those in Muslim-majority Sudan.
Churches in the Muslim north of Sudan are facing pressure from government officials and members of the public who are demanding their closure.
Church leaders in South Sudan expressed their readiness to help secure peace, stability, growth and development in their new nation.
South Sudan achieves its independence today. The new president has received an assurance of continued solidarity from the World Council of Churches.
Christian leaders across the world are asking the international community to help stop violence in Sudan's Southern Kordofan border state.
Escalating violence against civilians in Sudan’s disputed South Kordofan State is leading to major humanitarian catastrophe, say Sudanese churches.
As independence for South Sudan approaches on 9 July, churches are coordinating efforts to bring lasting peace to a region exhausted by civil war.
African religious leaders have praised ecumenical Christian bodies for helping create "the miracle" of southern Sudanese independence.