Both South Sudan and the DRC continue to suffer from internal unrest, which has caused the displacement of millions.
Charged with violating public order under Article 77 of Sudan’s penal code, they were released on bail the same day.
In August 2021, two nuns were shot dead in cold blood by jihadists while driving along South Sudan’s Juba-Nimule highway.
The leaders were arrested a week after Muslim extremists demanded the church’s closure.
In August of last year, two nuns were shot and killed in cold blood by jihadists while driving along South Sudan.
"My country is troubled, and everybody is traumatised, so as a priest, my role is, to bring hope to those who have lost hope".
In the first statements, Bishop Carlassare said he forgives his attackers and asked for prayers for South Sudan.
Even though in the Democratic Republic of Congo and South Sudan Christians are in majority, they still face religious persecution.