South Sudan - Call for an immediate Christmas ceasefire
The Churches of Western Equatoria state denounced the events of violence and warfare in South Sudan. The Catholic Bishop of Tombura-Yambio, the Bishop of Episcopal Church of Nzara, the Bishop of Evangelical Lutheran Church and Rev. Pastor Nathan from the Seven Days Adventist Church called for an immediate Christmas ceasefire. They called upon the leaders of the aggrieved parties to utilize the peace and reconciliation abilities of the ecumenical Churches of South Sudan to heal the rifts and wounds of the nation. Read more... Jesuits have also urged peaceful resolution to South Sudan crisis.