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The well-being of priests in times of crisis

People of faith turn to their religious leaders for comfort, spiritual counsel, guidance, and emotional support during times of crisis. Fr. Lawrence...

What kind of a church have we created?

The South African Council of Churches has welcomed the South African government's decision to allow places of worship to resume services for...

After 75 Years: The life, legacy and witness of Dietrich Bonhoeffer

9 April 2020 marks the 75th anniversary of the death of Dietrich Bonhoeffer, a German theologian and pastor executed by the...

Ganglands and our “stubborn police stations”

The present spell of protests in the many ganglands of Gauteng and Western Cape is revealing. Focussing on high numbers of crime reports at...

Waste: the African problem

We are often led to think that questions surrounding the environment, waste and pollution are a problem for wealthy nations and large multinational corporations....

Gender-based violence — the voice of today’s youth

Danielle Hoffmeester and Jodi Williams, both work for the Institute for Justice and Reconciliation in Cape Town. They recently returned from doing a workshop...

No place for young men

Cape Flats are reminiscent of the calls from the 1990s that gave birth to community vigilantism at the time and resulted in the area becoming a war zone. While the vigilantism has all but disappeared, the gangs live on and the number of victims continues to rise. Indeed, the situation is no better. In the absence of safety and hope, and in territory synonymous with some of the worst crime statistics on the planet, Peter John Moses believes we are seeing a new call to arms. 

The shared roads we travel

Runners from all walks of life get together every weekend to run and when they do, they become better humans. Peter John Moses considers how much better the country would be if we all ran a little.

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Missing Mass reminds me of a Christmas in Darfur

As we enter Day 100 of lockdown, the hunger and suffering of many Catholics who long to attend Mass in person continues...

Mother Church without women in leadership

The role of women in the Church remains a contested space. Mahadi Buthelezi, our new spotlight.africa contributor, examines biblical representations of women,...

Timely reading: “Why I’m no longer talking to white people about race” by Reni Eddo-Lodge

The ongoing protests in the United States in response to the police killing of George Floyd and discrimination against Black people has...

COVID-19 and the devil’s peak

The numbers of COVID-19 cases continue to increase daily and medical facilities in several provinces have already announced that they have reached...