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Land Expropriation – the moral dilemma

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Jesuit priest, moral theologian and ethicist, Anthony Egan assesses the public debate taking place around Land Expropriation from a moral and ethical standpoint and in the light of principles enshrined within Catholic Social Thought. He warns against doing wha... More »

I wish we did not celebrate Women’s Day

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The celebration of Women’s Day hides a deeper perpetual wrong that is committed against half the population. Fikile-Ntsikelelo Moya suggests that a change in the name of the holiday could achieve more for women than the celebration of Women’s Day does currentl... More »

FNB Stadium deaths – lest we forget

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It has been a year since two fans died at FNB stadium. The inaction over these deaths shame our commitment to the sanctity of life and the rule of law writes Fikile-Ntsikelelo Moya. French writer Milan Kundera famously noted that “the struggle of man against p... More »

The cave, the monk and spirituality

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We were taken in a whirlwind of emotions when we saw 12 teenage boys, members of a Thai soccer team, and their coach trapped in a cave for two weeks. When out on an excursion, the team explored a cave, which, in a freak turn of events, flooded and left them tr... More »

The sin of Burberry

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Luxury fashion brand Burberry lays bare the contradiction between materialism and the life that the Christian faith invites us to. Fikile-Ntsikelelo Moya argues that the high fashion and motor industry are the face of crass materialism and consumerism. He says... More »

Calling the Church out on its inequality

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Sadly, the Equality Report produced by the South African Human Rights Commission in South Africa makes for dismal reading and calls on all of us to play our role in creating a more equitable and just society. Here, Fikile-Ntsikelelo Moya calls the Church to it... More »

The hypocrisy of Obama

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Not all were as impressed by the rousing Nelson Mandela Annual lecture given by former US President Barack Obama to a 15 000-strong packed Bidvest Wanderers Stadium in Johannesburg. For Mphuthumi Nthabeni his public address was a prime example of the kind of h... More »

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