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CATHOLIC DIOCESE OF MALAKAL IS MOURNING THE DEAD OF BISHOP VINCENT MAJWOK

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Khartoum, 5 January 2018: Catholic Church of South Sudan is morning the dead of Retired Bishop Vincent Mojwok Nyiker, who died from his hospital bed in Al Saha hospital Khartoum, Sudan, Bishop Vincent died on Friday morning. The late bishop Vincent was a bishop of Malakal diocese.  since last year he has been receiving treatment in Al Saha hospital. Bishop Vincent was 85 years old. 

"It was indeed sad news for the Catholic Church in the Diocese of Malakal, and entire family of Catholic church in South Sudan,” said Bishop Roko Taban, the Apostolic Administrator of the Catholic Diocese of Malakal. 

The late Emeritus Bishop Vincent was born on 25 January 1933, he was ordained to priesthood on 21 July 1963, and in March 15, 1979 late Bishop Vincent Nyiker was appointed Bishop of Malakal Diocese, and due to ill health and old age the late bishop retired 16 March 2009, paving away for Taban Roho to succeed him.  

Simon Kur Peter 

SSLN

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