The Rev. Ross Kane
An Episcopal priest who worked as a volunteer in Sudan says that recent fighting, while tragic, does not cause him to lose hope in the church’s peace ministry there. "When I hear news reports of an alleged coup attempt that sparked weeks of fighting in South Sudan, " says Ross Kane, "I think back to when I was a young volunteer with the Episcopal Church working with the New Sudan Council of Churches (NSCC). an ecumenical body representing Southern Sudanese churches -- responded by initiating grass-roots peace dialogues. These dialogues brought together Dinka and Nuer chiefs, politicians and religious leaders in order to name past atrocities and to seek..."