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Bishop Sithembele Sipuka speaks to Spotlight

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On the last day of the bishops' January plenary session in Pretoria, Bishop Sithembele Sipuka, bishop of Mthatha and first vice-president of the bishops' conference, spoke to Fr Russell Pollitt. In the interview he clarified the remarks he made about lazy, mat... More »

Bishops meet with other faith leaders

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Representatives from the Muslim, Bahai, Buddhist, Hindu, Jewish and various Christian communities spent time with the Catholic bishops of Southern Africa in Pretoria where they reflected on the Church's role in society over the past 200 years and discussed way... More »

Bishops discuss draft new pastoral plan

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How will the Catholic Church in Southern Africa best respond to the challenges of the times? At their January plenary the bishops have been considering this question as they deliberate on the much awaited new pastoral plan entitled 'Serving God, Humanity and C... More »

Fake news is not new says Pope Francis

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In his message for World Day of Social Communications, Pope Francis has asked journalists, and all people of goodwill, to reflect on the spreading of disinformation or fake news. He has told journalists that theirs is not a job but a mission. The Holy Father s... More »

Pope apologises for comments made

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Aboard the papal plane from Lima to Rome Sunday, Pope Francis said that coments made to Chilean journalists during his trip were not intended to cause pain mfor victims of clerical sexual abuse. Hannah Brockhaus of Catholic News Agency reports. More »

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