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South Sudan

International International

Pope's plea for South Sudan

While the African Catholic community was celebrating the feast of St Josephine Bakhita in Adelaide, Pope Francis was showing his support for the long-suffering people of South Sudan by urging political leaders to do everything in their power to halt the violence and conflict in the region. Source: Vatican News

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Celebrating African heritage

When Adelaide’s Sudanese community gathers to celebrate the feast day of its country’s patron saint Josephine Bakhita this month, sitting proudly in the Cathedral will be Mabok Deng Mabok Marial.

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Garage sales drive change

Two simple garage sales a year have been enough to raise thousands of dollars for a South Sudan mission helping schools and disadvantaged women and children.


Comboni messages lives on

It was a joyful occasion for the African community when 15 children were baptised and eight candidates were confirmed at the feast of Daniel Comboni Mass in St Francis Xavier’s Cathedral.


Proud graduates

Recognition for completing secondary and tertiary studies is always important but this is especially so for young people coming from war-torn South Sudan.