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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.
New figures revealed by the Jubilee Debt Campaign show that up to 90 per cent of Sudanese debt owed to the UK made up to interest.