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David Hollenbach, S.J. in South Sudan August 2011

Workshop with Leaders of Catholic community in new nation

Sudan parliament crowd

David Hollenbach, S.J., conducted a workshop for leaders of the Catholic community of South Sudan from August 20 to 24 in the national capital of Juba.  On August 18 he addressed South Sudan’s Parliament on the role of moral values in shaping the institutions of the world newest country.  An interview of Hollenbach was broadcast on Radio Bakhita, the leading FM station in Juba (LISTEN TO AUDIO HERE).  Hollenbach’s efforts in Sudan were sponsored by Catholic Relief Services and an association of religious communities, Solidarity with South Sudan. 

An article by Fr. Hollenbach on the meetings may be read in America magazine here