Southern Sudan will hold a referendum on independence from Sudan on January 9, 2011. Take this opportunity to learn more about Sudan, the Episcopal Church in Sudan, and efforts to maintain peace in the region. Rebecca Linder, a seminarian intern in the Trinity Grants Program who studies Christian-Muslim encounters in East Africa, contributed many of the articles and links.
After exploring the issues, get involved by signing an open letter to the Secretary-General of the United Nations insisting on support for peacekeeping in Sudan, joining the cause on Facebook, and lighting a virtual candle.
A Perspective on Peace
By the Rev. Canon James G. Callaway
The Rev. Canon James G. Callaway discusses Trinity’s involvement in three Peace Conferences in Sudan.
Photo Gallery: Peace Conference in Sudan
In August Canon Benjamin Musoke-Lubega and The Rev. Canon James G. Callaway represented Trinity at a Peace Conference in Juba, Sudan. This was the third Peace Conference in two years, funded by Trinity grants to the Episcopal Church in Sudan (ECS).
Background on the Conflict
By Rebecca Linder
A look at the complex background of the conflict in Sudan.
Links to articles, maps, and books about Sudan.
The Visitor File: Eight Questions for the Archbishop of Sudan
The Most Rev. Daniel Deng Bul, Archbishop of the Anglican Church of Sudan, visited Trinity Wall Street in May 2008. He shared his thoughts on what was happening in his Church and country at the time.
Light a Candle for Peace in Sudan. More Photos
An Open Letter to the Secretary
General of the United Nations
Sign the comments area to show
your support for peace in Sudan.