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The Catholic Diocese of Tombura-Yambio is one of the dioceses in South Sudan, situated in former Western Equatoria State bordering Central African Republic and Democratic Republic of Congo. The jurisdiction of the diocese covers 7 Counties of former Western Equatoria State, namely, Maridi, Ibba, Yambio, Nzara, Ezo, Tombura and Nagero. Ecclesiastically, the diocese comprises of 35 parishes which are grouped into six Deaneries (Corpus Christi Eastern Deanery Maridi, Ressurection Mid-East Deanery, All Saints Central Deanery Yambio, Holy Cross Central West Deanery, Holy Spirit Mid-West Deanery and Our Lady Queen Of South Sudan Western Deanery - Tombura).
The current population of Catholics is over 1,000,000, constituting over 60% of the total population. The majority of the inhabitants of the region are the Azande, together with other ethnic groups such as Balanda, Baka, Mundu, Muru, Avukaya, among others.
Barani Eduardo Hiiboro Kussala
For my Country I dream a future of peace, where the problems and difficulties of the past will be overcome. I dream a great Country where young people grow up with the desire to build the present as if they belonged to big family, without conflicts and class divisions, nor divisions between ethnic groups
The pastoral sector defines the very identity of the Catholic Diocese of Tombura-Yambio, and it continues to be of utmost priority in all diocesan programs. Tombura-Yambio Diocese is an evangelizing organization (community)…Learn More
We desire to be a key player in the social development and champion Justice and peace at the Diocese. We seek to enhance means of livelihoods, fight to alleviate extreme poverty and diseases, WASH, promote peace, human development and social justiceLearn More