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Monthly Archives: June, 2020

COVID-19 and the devil’s peak

The numbers of COVID-19 cases continue to increase daily and medical facilities in several provinces have already announced that they have reached patient capacity....

The well-being of priests in times of crisis

People of faith turn to their religious leaders for comfort, spiritual counsel, guidance, and emotional support during times of crisis. Fr. Lawrence Mduduzi Ndlovu...

Easing the suffering of winter and COVID-19 in Snake Park Township

The financial impact of the COVID-19 pandemic is having a devastating effect on already poor communities. Many have lost their jobs and are desperate....

‘White privilege isn’t a badge of shame — it’s a statement of fact’

The reignition of the #BlackLivesMatter movement and the protests against police brutality against unarmed people of colour in the USA has caused an online...

Cape Town’s youth: From victims to victors

As South Africa continues to celebrate youth month, Salesian Life Choices, a Cape Town-based NGO runs its "30 Stories in 30 Days" campaign, now...

The challenges and opportunities of authentic Catholic online education

When schools closed in March, teachers and principals had little time to come up with alternatives to ensure that learning could continue for the...

Education: Promises, promises… no delivery

After much confusion, schools in South Africa reopened on 8 June for Grade 7 and 12 learners. The resumption of classes even though the...

South African President and Catholic Bishops address war against women and children

Following the killings of several women and children in South Africa in the past week, President Cyril Ramaphosa and the Southern African Bishops' Conference's...

Your choice is not just about you. It is about all of us.

Some hospitals, especially in the Western Cape, are already under significant pressure. The announcement of the opening of casinos and restaurants does not mean...

Tackling racism in South African schools

On 16 June every year, South Africa remembers the high school learners in Soweto who faced off against the apartheid security forces to demand...

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Kevin Dowling C.Ss.R — Pastor bonus

On 25 November, Pope Francis accepted the resignation of Bishop Kevin Dowling C.Ss.R, who has served the Diocese of Rustenberg for 30 years. Mike...

Thanksgiving is more than an American holiday

Thanksgiving is an annual holiday in the United States that brings together family and friends in a celebration of gratitude for the many blessings...

Pope appoints new bishops for Rustenburg and Witbank dioceses

At noon today it was announced by the Holy See's Press Office that the Holy Father Pope Francis has accepted the resignation of Bishop...

A grandmother’s love begins a journey of healing

Life Choices is a Salesian program that works with communities on the Cape Flats to help young people learn life skills that allows them...