Sharing in the Grief, Anxiety and Hope of the People An Account of War Conflicts In Leer Mission

“Local Christians were collecting food to feed us. We got four goats and a bull which we shared among all. The same we did with dry fish. Hunt was also part of the menu (buffalo, hippo and crocodile). We drank from the same swampy water we bathed with, we just boiled it.” The narrative that follows is not meant to be any kind of official report of the members of the Comboni Family who work in Leer mission on what happened to them over the past three weeks.

It is, however,intended to be a personal sharing of what happened in Leer mission following the outbreak of violence that started in Juba 15 December 2013 with particularemphasis on the experience the missionaries in Leer went through and the outcome of it. Read the full story here

 

By Fr. Raimundo Rocha, mccj

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