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New Jonglei bishop to prioritise development in diocese

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July 30, 2014 (BOR) – The new bishop of Jonglei state’s Athoc diocese says he will prioritise development in the area, urging the community to join hands with him in support to help establish schools and clinics.

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The newly appointed bishop of Jonglei state’s Athoc diocese, Moses Anur Ayod, in Bor on 27 July 2014

Moses Anur Ayom, who was elected unopposed to the diocese earlier this month, told Sudan Tribune in the capital, Bor, on Wednesday that he would do his part to develop schools and health centres in the area.

“If God opens the way for me, I will build some schools and hospital,” said Ayom.

The Athoc diocese’s headquarters is based in Makol-cuei, where a cathedral built by Athoc businessman Kot Alat is also located.

Bishop Gai Manyok, who was nominated by the community without opposition, will head the Malek diocese.

The two new bishops will be sworn in during the next two months.

Formerly located in the diocese of Bor, Athoc and Malek were created as dioceses in 2011 and 2012.

(ST)

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  • 31 July 2014 23:01, by Ito

    This people are playing with religion and God. I am surprise to see how easy it is for dinka to become bishops. Even in western world some priest work till death without becoming bishop. Promotion is based on jealousy of really qualified spiritual people. Young people with no bible knowledge who don’t truly believe are promoted to bishop, shame and shame to south sudan.

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  • 1 August 2014 03:11, by tootke’bai-ngo

    ITO,
    SOME PEOPLE MIGHT NOT LOOK OLD ENOUGHT THAN THEY ACTUALLY ARE, THIS IS MORE FAITHFUL THAN YOU THINK. PLEASE! DO NOT JUDGE THE BOOK BY ITS’ COVER; THE SAY SAID. CONGRATULATION TO BISHOP ANUR AYOMDIT AND THE PEOPLE OF ATHOOC DIOCESE.

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