Catholic Diocese of Tombura-Yambio: The Initiative to Aid Sudan War Victims
The Catholic Diocese of Tombura-Yambio (CDTY) in South Sudan has announced plans to host a ‘second collection’ on Pentecost Sunday to benefit victims of Sudan’s ongoing conflict.
Recognizing the acute humanitarian needs and the catastrophic impact of the war on innocent populations, the diocese hopes to mobilise its community in a show of solidarity and compassion.
The Episcopal Vicar for Refugees, Immigrants, Migrants, and Internally Displaced Persons (IDPs) in CDTY shares the Local Ordinary’s directive, Bishop Eduardo Hiiboro Kussala, in a statement shared with ACI Africa on Thursday, May 25.
“The Bishop has asked our entire Diocese to come to the aid of the people in Sudan by every means possible,” Fr. Dominic Agbia Sasa says.
Fr. Sasa adds about the May 28 event, “During the coming Pentecost Sunday celebration in the Diocese, a second collection will be done to support our brothers and sisters in Sudan.”
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The Initiative to Aid Sudan War Victims
In a heartfelt response to the dire situation in Sudan, a South Sudanese diocese has taken the initiative to organize a ‘second collection’ on Pentecost Sunday. This special collection aims to raise funds and gather resources to provide relief and assistance to the victims of the ongoing conflict in Sudan. The diocese recognizes the urgent need to support those affected by the war and hopes to make a meaningful impact by extending a helping hand in their time of need.
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Significance of the ‘Second Collection’
The ‘second collection’ holds great significance within the context of the South Sudanese diocese’s efforts to aid Sudan war victims. It serves as a tangible expression of solidarity, compassion, and unity among the congregation. By coming together and contributing to this special collection, the faithful demonstrate their commitment to alleviating the suffering of their brothers and sisters in Sudan. The funds raised will be utilized to provide essential humanitarian aid, including food, clean water, medical supplies, and shelter, to those affected by the conflict.
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