Malakal, South Sudan: New York Priest Sees and Brings Hope in Desperate Situations

Malakal, South Sudan: New York Priest Sees and Brings Hope in Desperate Situations

Seventy-year-old Father Michael Bossano’s solemn declaration sounds resolute. His streaks of white hair tell tales of many years spent travelling the world. For now, however, the soft-spoken Catholic priest has found his place in Malakal, a long way from the comforts of the city he used to call home, New York.

“I always felt I wanted to go beyond my own comfort zone. I was a priest in New York, with a nice place, a car, everything. But when I heard of missionaries going overseas and giving their lives serving others, I thought that’s what I wanted to do.”

Fr Michael Bossano

Source: UNMISS

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