Source:Catholic Information Service for Africa (Nairobi)

The Catholics of Juba Archdiocese in southern Sudan are preparing to celebrate the Silver Jubilee of  in month's time.

Archbishop Lukudu will celebrate 25 years as pastor of Juba on July 31, Bakhita Catholic Radio in Juba reported.


A commission in charge of the celebrations has prepared a prayer for the archbishop to be recited daily throughout the archdiocese, in parishes, prayer centres, schools and religious communities, from June 1 until the day of the celebration. The prayer will be recited at every liturgical celebration before the prayer after Communion.

Meanwhile, pastoral agents are drafting the celebration's program and appoint the respective committees.

Archbishop Paolino Lukudu Loro was born in Luri, Kworijik Sacred Heart Parish, in 1940. He was ordained a priest of the Comboni Missionaries in 1970. In 1974, he became the apostolic administrator of El Obeid and its bishop in 1979.

Archbishop Lukudu has been at the helm of Juba since July 31, 1983, having been appointed on February 19 of that year.

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  • Guest - David Laku Darious

    I am really very glad to hear and received these good news ,Thanks be to God for every thing.Honestly you have done alot to you people, christian communitee especial the hard time of war.GOD BLESS YOU and GIVE YOU WISDOM.

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  • Guest - Sabino Diok

    May Almighty God keeps His servant healthier and stronger to continuing to feed, to encourge, and to lead his people spristually as he did through his life.

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