Archbishop in South Sudan dies after falling ill

Posted Oct 30, 2018

[Anglican Communion News Service] The Episcopal Church of South Sudan has entered seven days of mourning following the death of Archbishop Peter Munde Yacob, who led the internal province of Western Equatoria and was the acting primate of the church following the retirement of Archbishop Daniel Deng Bul until the installation earlier this year of new the new primate, Archbishop Justin Badi Arama. Yacob died over the weekend at the Coptic Hospital in Nairobi. He had fallen ill over the summer.