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.
A summary of a visit report published by HART (Humanitarian Aid Relief Trust) in Abyei, Sudan and South Sudan from January 2020.
AQIM: “Killing the one who insults the prophet is the right of every Muslim capable of doing it.”
The atrocities that have been committed during the fighting period have amounted to genocide and crimes against humanity.