Catholic Peacebuilding Network

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Sudan: Peace in the Balance

September 23, 2010 • Kristi Flaherty


Sudan: Peace in the Balance, a presentation by Sudanese Bishops, University of Notre Dame, Notre Dame, IN, USA
In January 2011, southern Sudan will hold a referendum on independence from Sudan. Will this lead to peace or new violence and instability? The Sudanese Bishops have issued a message about the referendum (PDF File). Three representatives of the Catholic bishops of Sudan spent October 5 and 6, 2010 at Notre Dame. You can hear their perspectives on this streaming video. This event was sponsored by the Catholic Peacebuilding Network; Notre Dame’s Kroc Institute for International Peace Studies, Center for Civil and Human Rights, Center for Social Concerns, Ford Family Program in Human Development Studies & Solidarity, Kellogg Institute for International Studies, Program in Catholic Social Tradition, and Mendoza College of Business; Catholic Relief Services; and, the U.S. Conference of Catholic Bishops’ Office of International Justice and Peace.