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Monthly Archives: June, 2018

Gender-based violence — the voice of today’s youth

Danielle Hoffmeester and Jodi Williams, both work for the Institute for Justice and Reconciliation in Cape Town. They recently returned from doing a workshop...

Umlindi International Airport: A name to unite a nation

The renaming of airports has been in the news this week. In Cape Town the name of the airport - currently called 'Cape Town...

“God made you like this and loves you like this” — Pope says to gay Catholic

In this year’s Winter Living Theology Series, a US priest aims to find faith-based answers to the problem of racism. Fr Bryan Massingale, Professor...

Racism can be healed says US priest coming to SA

In this year’s Winter Living Theology Series, a US priest aims to find faith-based answers to the problem of racism. Fr Bryan Massingale, Professor...

Catholic Archdiocese of Cape Town cares for our common home

The Jesuit Institute South Africa premiered a documentary last week on the work of Holy Trinity Catholic Church's engagement with the homeless. Matthew Charlesworth...

Documentary by Jesuit Institute premiered: “Homelessness in Jozi”

The Jesuit Institute South Africa premiered a documentary last week on the work of Holy Trinity Catholic Church's engagement with the homeless. Matthew Charlesworth...

Who is my neighbour, really?

Anthony Aduaka unpacks what might be entailed in a tweet that Pope Francis sent in response to a question posed on Twitter by one of...

From a generation of service to one self-serving

Confronted with a wholesome image on the internet, Claire Mathieson compares her generation to the one before and asks whether it is the lack of societal service that has helped create a greater imbalance in our world.

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Education: Rethinking the pressure of exams

Schools spend too much time preparing students for exams, says Mark Potterton, who has served as the Chief Operating Officer for Umalusi,...

Do churches heal or perpetuate gender-based violence?

Continuing her exploration of the relationship between poorly interpreted Scriptures and patriarchy, Mahadi Buthelezi presents the correlations she sees between toxic masculinity and gender-based violence. She warns that the rigid application of Church teaching and the poor formation of those in parish ministry only perpetuate the continued violence against women.

Remembering Ennio Morricone and his sense of the Sacred

The Oscar-winning composer, Ennio Morricone, whose music defined the atmosphere and success of hundreds of films of all genres, has died in...

REVIEW — Utopia for Realists

Published almost two years ago, Rutger Bregman’s ‘Utopia for Realists’ is timely now. Bregman’s vision is worth paying attention to when our world needs a fresh understanding of justice and how it might be meted out across nations and people, writes Chris Chatteris SJ.