Writer

Lawrence Mduduzi Ndlovu

Show BioHide BioA Diepkloof, Soweto born Catholic Cleric, writer, poet and speaker. As a writer he has contributed for several publications including The Daily Maverick, The Thinker, The Southern Cross and The South African. Lawrence read philosophy and theology at St John Vianney Seminary Pretoria, Heythrop College, University of London and the Bellarmine Institute in London. He is a trustee of the St Augustine Education Foundation Trust and an Advisory Council Member of the Southern Cross Weekly.

19 posts

Lent: Not just a private affair

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Lent is not just a time of fasting; it represents an opportunity to practise important social responsibilities. Lawrence Ndlovu looks at the call from the country's bishops to help dismantle racism in South Africa, and how Lent can be an opportunity to make an... More »

Racism: we have unfinished business

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Racism in South Africa is not limited to historical actions and how we address it needs to be mindful and actioned on a daily basis in all areas of our society. Too often we are forced to resort to knee-jerk responses because we have no other outlets to deal w... More »

When a criticism becomes an attack

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The line between criticising the politician and attacking the personality is becoming increasingly blurred at all levels of society. Considering the politics of Bathabile Dlamini, Lawrence Ndlovu asks himself some tough questions on whether he crossed that lin... More »

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