Juba, 11th January 2018. Bishop Vincent Mojwok Nyiker has lived his life to the full until he gave himself to God aged 85, says President of Sudan Catholic Bishops’ Conference or SCBC.
Bishop Barani Eduardo Hiiboro Kussala describes the late Bishop as an example that will help young people grow with good behaviour and lives.
The SCBC president thanks the government of South Sudan, all people of South Sudan for supporting and standing in solidarity with the Catholic Church in Upper Nile.
Bishop Hiiboro calls on South Sudanese to continue learning from late the Bishop Mojwok values of humility, peace and unity.
He advises the people of Upper Nile to learn from the legacy of unity the late Bishop left them.
“We are so sad for the departure of Bishop Vincent Mojwok”, laments Monsignor Roko Taban, Apostolic Administrator of Malakal Catholic Diocese.
Juba Saeed Ali Presidential Advisor on Islamic Affairs thanks the government for facilitating transportation of the body of the late Catholic Bishop from Khartoum to Juba and Malakal.
He calls for cooperation between church leaders, government officials and citizens.
The remains of Bishop Vincent Mojwok Nyiker was flown to Malakal mid Wednesday and buried at St Joseph Cathedral.