WATCH — Coadjutor Archbishop Abel Gabuza on bishops, politics and arriving in Durban


Coadjutor Archbishop Abel Gabuza speaks to Ricardo da Silva SJ, acting editor of, as he prepares to be officially received in the Archdiocese of Durban, at a Mass in Durban this Sunday, 10 February 2019. Gabuza said that the bishops in southern Africa “need to change our [their] attitude” and “speak as a body of bishops who are leaders in the Catholic Church in this part of the world”, especially when responding to the political crises in southern Africa at this time. The full interview is below.

Creative Commons License Attribution-NoDerivsRepublish
Facebook Comments
* The opinions expressed here by Spotlight.Africa contributors and editors are their own and not official statements of the Society of Jesus in South Africa or of the Catholic Church unless explicitly stated.


Did you enjoy this article?

9 recommended
0 notes
bookmark icon

Write a comment...

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *

This site uses Akismet to reduce spam. Learn how your comment data is processed.

Font Resize


You may republish this article online or in print under our Creative Commons license. You may not edit or shorten the text, you must attribute the article to Spotlight.Africa and you must include the author’s name in your republication.

If you have any questions, please email


Creative Commons License Attribution-NoDerivsCreative Commons Attribution-NoDerivs
WATCH — Coadjutor Archbishop Abel Gabuza on bishops, politics and arriving in Durban

Participate in our 2019 readership survey and help better understand your needs.

Participate in our survey!