News from Thursday, 08 November 2012

The beautiful game…and a day of mixed emotions

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There are many things that are only too real about life in Ibba, South Sudan. For example, the high illiteracy rates, the lack of schools and trained teachers and the huge need for safe, clean, drinking water. But there are also a few things that are very surreal…including the fact that I can email the world and indeed access the Internet to post this blog…

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And as the mist scatters...

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On Monday morning as I rose before 7am to a misty and quite cold morning in Ibba, I was reminded of one of my favourite Celtic Prayer’s…

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Bishops and Deans on the ball

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While I was in Maridi over a week ago, Bishop Justin informed me that Maridi Diocese was hosting the House of Bishops’ meeting in late November. I then learned this morning from Bishop Wilson that as well as hearing a keynote address from the Archbishop of Kenya during the meetings, another important event would be taking place.

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