Mike Pothier

Show BioHide BioWebsiteMike Pothier is an advocate of the High Court of South Africa, and Programme Manager of the Catholic Parliamentary Liaison Office (CPLO) in Cape Town.

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Time to edit St. Paul?

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St. Paul’s writings about women’s role in the home and the Church have been the subject of scrutiny and criticism by modern readers. Mike Pothier describes the experience of proclaiming a particularly difficult text. He contemplates how we are to interpret suc... More »

Pope thanks “Sister Water”

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Pope Francis has, since the beginning of his pontificate and especially after his encyclical Laudato Si', championed care for the environment. He declared 1 September World Day of Prayer for the Care of Creation in 2015. Mike Pothier takes a look at his s... More »

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