• Sudan’s St. Josephine Bakhita captures Church’s capacity for witness

    Sudan’s St. Josephine Bakhita captures Church’s capacity for witness

    • Oct 22, 2017

    The life of St. Josephine Bakhita of Sudan is one example of the Church’s immense capacity for witness in our world today and of her ability to offer a beneficial contribution to humanity’s struggle with darkness and hopelessness. She can become the source of living lessons to humanity about human dignity, goodness, hope and joy.

  • Catholic groups decry end of special immigration status for Sudan

    Catholic groups decry end of special immigration status for Sudan

    • Sep 27, 2017

    About 1,000 Sudanese nationals in the United States, who are now protected from deportation, could be sent back to their homeland by the Trump administration. The country experienced armed conflict from the 1980s until 2005. Many fled to various parts of the world, including the United States. An official of the Catholic Legal Immigration Network, known as CLINIC, called it “a cruel and inhumane decision.”

  • Christian children face pressure to convert to Islam in refugee camps in Sudan

    Christian children face pressure to convert to Islam in refugee camps in Sudan

    • Sep 18, 2017

    South Sudanese children in refugee camps in Sudan were facing “a terrible situation” by being pressured to become Muslim. There are nearly 2 million refugees fleeing South Sudan’s ongoing civil war. The bishops of the country say the killing, torture, and rape of civilians being committed by both the government and rebel forces are war crimes.