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Susan Rakoczy IHM

Show BioHide BioSusan Rakoczy IHM belongs to the Sisters of the Immaculate Heart of Mary. She is a professor of theology at St Joseph’s Theological Institute, Cedara, and the University of Kwazulu-Natal. She studied Christian Spirituality at Fordham University in New York as well as at the Catholic University of America in DC. She has published extensively, including "In Her name: Women doing Theology” and “Great Mystics and Social Justice: Walking on the Two Feet of Love”. She is also a regular contributor to theological and spiritual journals.

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Calling a #MeToo moment for African Sisters

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The repugnant revelations of the abuse of minors in the Church have led many to point the finger at what they suggest is a homosexual subculture among priests. The suggestion then is that gay clergy are exclusively to blame for the recent horrors. But, if this... More »

South Africa loses a great theologian

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Prominent Catholic theologian, Professor Brian Gaybba, died last week. He studied theology in Rome during the watershed Second Vatican Council and has influenced generations of theologians in Southern Africa. Susan Rakoczy remembers Gaybba in this obituary. Ca... More »

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