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Archdiocese of Juba, South Sudan, talk about the critical situation in his homeland. Alistair Burns / The B.C. Catholic.
Many peoples of the world, including in South Sudan, Africa, first encounter the Church as a provider of daily food, and then as a provider of spiritual salvation.
"The Church was, and is, doing a lot. During (recent) civil wars the Church was the only hope for the people," said Father Martin Ochaya of the Archdiocese of Juba, South Sudan's capital.
At the invitation of Archbishop J. Michael Miller, CSB, Father Ochaya, who is spending time replacing vacationing priests, is also spreading awareness of the critical situation in his homeland.
Read the full story at The B.C. Catholic website.