The Catholic Bishops of South Sudan have reiterated their calls for immediate reforms in the Republic of South Sudan.
In the Pastoral message Anisa Radio obtained released by Catholic Bishops after their plenary in Juba, they raised a concern for peace and the suffering of South Sudanese.
The letter is addressing the concern that, the fighting in the Country has been perpetrated by government and oppositions forces against civilians.
The prelates in the Pastoral letter condemned the suffering of innocent civilians by killings, rape and looting and displacement of civilians all over the country.
It says that, the perpetrators of these crimes known as unknown gunmen are usually in military uniform and are known.
There is hope and patience in the long awaited for justice for the murder of Sister Veronica Who was gunned down in a clearly marked ambulance on 16th of May 2017 in Yei River State, it reads.
Some elements within the government are suspicious to church but, the church is neither against any one, government nor the opposition, it stated
The Church is for all good things; justice, peace, love forgiveness, reconciliation, and rule of law and is against evil; violence, killing, looting oppression, discrimination, arbitrary detention, they added.
They quote and relate the situation of South Sudan to the message of prophet Isaiah repeated in the book of Mathew and mark that says, a voice is crying in the wilderness.
The Bishops’ Plenary brought together people from all the seven Catholic Dioceses and was attended by Vatican Apostolic Nuncio to South Sudan and Kenya Archbishop Charles Daniel Balvo.