The Southern Sudan Council of Churches (SSCC) has officially started a peace process led by the churches.
According to fides, the launch of this peace proposal took place at the Juba Christian Centre on Saturday, August 8 in Juba. It was a series of meetings held in Kigali, Rwanda, from 1 to 7 June 2015. During the meetings various leaders of the Southern Sudanese Churches decided to generate a peace process which would be led by the Southern Sudan Council of Churches (SSCC). The process would be continued with three main objectives: Advocacy, Neutral Forum and reconciliation.
In line with details, the SSCC looks forward to influence and change the approach of the population and above all the government policies and other institutions regarding peace and reconciliation in Sudan. In this context, the church leader expressed a clear message to stop the war in Southern Sudan straight away.
Archbishop of Juba, His Exc. Mgr. Paulino Lukudu Loro, F.S.C.J. while remarking about the process laid great stress on the urgent need to stop war. He said, “This war has to end! The peace agreement has to be signed to defend life.”
According to Archbishop Paulino, “war has made people indifferent to human life, people are dying and nobody cares”. He urged all people of religions to join hands to bring peace in the country.