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Churches in South Sudan say “we are tired of war”, stressing the urgency to “work for peace and rebuild what has been destroyed”.
Archbishop of Canterbury Justin Welby has been on a solidarity visit to South Sudan and the surrounding region.
The Archbishop of Canterbury will visit South Sudan, Burundi, Rwanda and the Democratic Republic of Congo later this week.
The UNHCR wants US$99 million to help hundreds of thousands of displaced people in South Sudan and the Central African Republic.
The United Nation said yesterday (26 December) that it hopes to have peacekeeping reinforcements on the ground South Sudan within the next 48 hours.
The UN Secretary-General has called a crisis meeting on the situation in South Sudan and proposed reinforcing the UN peacekeeping force in a bid to stem the conflict.
Christian Aid has expressed deep concern about reports of escalating human rights abuses and violence across South Sudan.
Church leaders in South Sudan have issued a letter expressing unanimous sadness and condemnation concerning recent violence in the country,
The new Moderator of the WCC Central Committee has called on South Sudan to have a “Mandela moment” in the aftermath of an attempted coup.
Sudan must drop ‘indecent behaviour’ charges against two activists in a trial that opens today, Amnesty International says.