Press Release : A hindered return of child soldiers to Uganda

By Eva-Maria Kollman, ACN International Adapted by AB Griffin, ACN Canada The situation in Central African Republic hinders the return of Ugandan child soldiers Montreal, October 22, 2013 – Following the coup in the Central African Republic, it has become more difficult for Ugandan child soldiers abducted to that country to return to their homes. […]

Uganda – Renovation of the seminary in Alokolum

by ACN International Adapted by ACN Canada At present, in the village of Alokolum, northern Uganda,  220 young men from various different dioceses of the country are training for the priesthood at the major seminary . This is good news of course, but it also presents the seminary with a major challenge,for now it is bursting […]

South Sudan suffers rebel attacks: “Military presence not a solution”

By ACN International Adapted by AB Griffin,  ACN Canada Politicians should do more to start a peace dialogue, said Edward Hiiboro Kussala, Bishop of the South Sudanese diocese of Tambura-Yambio, when speaking to the international Catholic pastoral charity “Aid to the Church in Need” (ACN). In his diocese, which is located in the border region, […]