The Absolute Standard is God
 

By Rev Peter Angui Akook

Archbishop Daniel and Archbishop MosesThe Archbishop and Primate of the Episcopal Church of South Sudan and the Bishop of the Diocese of Juba, Rt. Rev. Can. Dr. Daniel Deng Bul Yak arrived in Aweil on Monday the 3rd April 2017. His purpose of visiting the Diocese was to consecrate two more Suffragan Bishops of Wanyjok Area Diocese and Nyamlel Area Diocese as well under the mother Diocese of Aweil.

Consecration service was conducted on Tuesday the 4th April 2017 at Trinity Cathedral, Aweil with the following Suffragan Bishops consecrated:

1)   Rt. Rev. Joseph Mamer Manot      1st Bishop of the Area Diocese of Wanyjok

2)   Rt. Rev. Peter Garang Akuei           1st Bishop of the Area Diocese of Nyamlel

3)   Rt. Rev. Abraham Yel Nhial          Remains 1st Bishop of the Diocese of Aweil
 

Archbishop Daniel Deng accompanied by the team of Bishops, clergy, laity, Mothers Union and youth set off for Abyei via Wun-Yiik military barracks on Wednesday the 5th April, 2017. Abyei has been an Area Diocese under the mother Diocese of Aweil with Suffragan Bishop, Rt. Rev. Michael Deng Kutpiny. It was on Thursday the 6th April 2017 that Abyei Diocese has obtained its certificate of recognition as an Independent Diocese from Aweil Diocese with its own full Bishop according to ECSS provision of constitution and articles. So, Abyei Diocese certificate was issued and its Bishop was enthroned or installed on Thursday the 6th April, 2017 at St Peter's Catherdral in Abyei. Therefore the arrangement became like this:
 

1)   Rt. Rev. Michael Deng Kutpiny    1st Bishop of the Diocese of Abyei

2)   Rt. Rev. Abraham Yel Nhial          Remains 1st Bishop of the Diocese of Aweil
 

Archbishop Daniel Deng accompanied by the team of Bishops, clergy, laity, mothers union and youth set off for Gogrial via Twic State on Friday the 7th April, 2017. Gogrial has been an Area Diocese under the mother Diocese of Wau with Suffragan Bishop, Rt. Rev. Abraham Ngor Mangong. It was on Saturday the 8th April 2017 that Gogrial Diocese has obtained its certificate of recognition as an Independent Diocese from Wau Diocese with its own full Bishop according to ECSS provision of constitution and articles. So, Gogrial Diocese certificate was issued and its Bishop was enthroned or installed on Saturday the 8th April, 2017 at St. Mary Cathedral, Kuajok. Therefore the arrangement became like this:

1)   Rt. Rev.  Abraham Ngor Mangong            1st Bishop of the Diocese of Gogrial

2)   Rt. Rev.  Moses Deng Bol                   Remains Bishop of the Diocese of Wau

 

The Bishops of Northern Bahr el Ghazel ProvinceArchbishop Daniel Deng accompanied by the team of Bishops, clergy, laity, Mothers Union and youth set off for Tonj via Wau Diocese on the same Saturday  the 8th April, 2017. Tonj has been an Area Diocese under the mother Diocese of Wau with Suffragan Bishop, Rt. Rev. Peter Yuol Gur. It was on Sunday the 9th April 2017 that Tonj Diocese has obtained its certificate of recognition as an Independent Diocese from Wau Diocese with its own full Bishop according to ECSS provision of constitution and articles. So, Tonj Diocese certificate was issued and its Bishop was enthroned or installed on Sunday the 9th April, 2017 at St. Peter’s Cathedral, Tonj. Therefore the arrangement became like this:

 

1)   Rt. Rev. Peter Yuol Gur                   1st Bishop of the Diocese of Tonj

2)   Rt. Rev. Moses Deng Bol                 Remains Bishop of the Diocese of Wau

 

Archbishop Moses DengArchbishop Daniel Deng accompanied by the team of Bishops, clergy, laity, mothers union and youth set off for Wau Diocese (Internal Province Archbishop see & Capital) via Mapel Archdeaconry on Monday the 10th  April, 2017. Wau has been a Diocese under the overall administration of the Province of South Sudan and Sudan with Bishop, Rt. Rev. Moses Deng Bol who is the 3rd Bishop of Wau Diocese among other Bishops in the whole of Northern Bahr El Ghazal. It was on Wednesday the 12th April 2017 that Northern Bahr El Ghazal has obtained its certificate of recognition as an Internal Province of the Episcopal Church of South Sudan in Northern Barh El Ghazal, Wau (South Sudan) with its own Archbishop according to ECSS provision of constitution and articles. So, Northern Bahr El Ghazal Internal Province certificate was issued and its 1st ever Archbishop was enthroned or installed on Wednesday the 12th April, 2017 at Good Shepherd Cathedral, Wau. Therefore the arrangement became like this:

 

 

1)   His Grace, Archbishop Moses Deng Bol   1st Archbishop of Northern Barh El Ghazal Internal Province
& 3rd Bishop of the Diocese of Wau

2)   Rt. Rev. Abraham Yel Nhial                      1st  Bishop of the Diocese of Aweil

3)   Rt. Rev. Michael Deng Kutpiny                 1st Bishop of the Diocese of Abyei

4)   Rt. Rev. Abraham Ngor Mangong        1st Bishop of the Diocese of Gogrial

5)   Rt. Rev. Peter Yuol Gur                          1st Bishop of the Diocese of Tonj

6)   Rt. Rev. Joseph Mamer Manot            1st Bishop of the Area Diocese of Wanyjok

7)   Rt. Rev. Peter Garang Akuei                1st Bishop of the Area Diocese of Nyamlel

 

                                         Bishops of NBEG with wives