Sudan

Notre Dame: Playing for Peace in Sudan

Join the Notre Dame men’s lacrosse team at Arlotta Stadium at the Playing for Peace game against Georgetown on April 10th at 12:00. Get all the details here.

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Sudan Catholic Bishops Urge Calm, Vigilance

Excerpt from the Caritas blog: We the Sudan Catholic Bishops’ Conference, gathered in Extraordinary Plenary assembly in Juba, South Sudan, from 1st – 7th April 2011, have prayed and reflected together on the situation in our beloved Sudan. Mindful of our responsibility as prophets and shepherds at this crucial time, we offer you these words […]

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Stand Strong During This Season of Hope

Dear Friends, Catholic Relief Services extends our deepest sympathies and heartfelt prayers to the people of Japan, who have endured a horrific tragedy that has touched all of us. Because the focus of CRS is on the poor people of the world, we do not have operations in prosperous, developed countries such as Japan. Nevertheless, […]

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Residents Flee Abyei, Further Taxing Southern Sudan Resources

The March 2 and 5 attacks in the contested oil rich region of Abyei, Sudan, have led to estimates of more than 100 dead and 20,000-25,000, nearly half the population, deserting Abyei town. Abyei is proving to be one of the most difficult areas to resolve between northern and southern Sudan: both lay claims to […]

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Sudan Photo Exhibit: You’re Invited

Photo by Karen Kasmauski for CRS Catholic Relief Services cordially invites you to an exhibit of southern Sudan photos by Karen Kasmauski, a renowned photographer who has shot 25 major stories for National Geographic magazine.

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View the Replay of our Sudan Live Chat

Malual Deng Duot, a Lost Boy of Sudan, made the most of his new beginning. He fled his homeland as a 9 year old to escape the horrors of a violent war.  After living in a refugee camp in Kenya for the rest of his childhood, Malual came to America. Now, Malual is preparing to […]

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Catholic Relief Services Statement on Allegations in West Darfur, Sudan

Catholic Relief Services (CRS) has worked in West Darfur, Sudan since 2004 and has established strong partnerships with the community and local government in the area. CRS remains committed to meeting the immediate and long-term development needs of more than 500,000 people of Darfur regardless of race, religion or nationality. Recently allegations have been made […]

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Meet a Lost Boy of Sudan

Malual Deng Duot, a Lost Boy from southern Sudan, fled his homeland as a 9-year-old two decades ago. He and his family now live outside of Philadelphia. Photo by Patrick Carney / CRS Malual Deng Duot was an innocent child playing with his friends near his home in Wangulei, Sudan, when he heard the first […]

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Southern Sudan to Become Africa’s Newest Nation

Votes are being counted throughout Sudan to determine whether southern Sudan will secede from the north and form Africa’s newest nation. Photo by Sara Fajardo / CRS The final results of the south’s self-determination referendum were officially announced on Monday after no appeals were filed. Out of nearly 4 million votes cast worldwide, 98.8 percent […]

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Obama Administration Thanked for Sudan Role

CRS President Ken Hackett and Bishop Howard Hubbard, Chairman of the USCCB International Justice and Peace Committee express the Church’s thanks for the Obama Administration’s hard work and dedication to the cause of peace and Sudan and urge ongoing engagement. The Honorable Hillary Clinton Secretary of State Dear Secretary Clinton: As Chairman of Committee on […]

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