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The Challenge of Idolatry for LGBTI Ministry

Fr Bryan Massingale is a well-known advocate for justice. In July, he took part in a panel discussion in Chicago entitled 'The Theological Mandate for LGBTI Justice Work'. He says that the "resurrection is about what God can bring forth out of tragedy, failure, and death.

South Africa’s economic crisis — How ordinary citizens can shape new policies

South Africa’s financial situation remains constrained despite hopes that President Cyril Ramaphosa would create much-needed jobs and restore investor confidence. Mike Batley warns of the...

abaThembu king’s application for presidential pardon begs Biblical wisdom

Imprisoned abaThembu king, Buyelekhaya Dalindyebo, has applied for presidential pardon. This action has inspired Fikile-Ntsikelelo Moya to consider how the Christian imperative to show care for the imprisoned should apply. He learns that those jailed must at least show themselves to be sorry if they want to be freed.

The Children’s Climate Crusade

If adults won't take seriously the damage they're inflicting on planet earth, her children most certainly will. Chris Chatteris SJ reflects on the Children's Climate Crusade which has erupted all over the world.

Jesuits in Africa issue statement after brutal murder of Jesuit Priest in South Sudan

The Society of Jesus (Jesuits) in Africa and Madagascar condemn the brutal murder of Victor-Luke Odhiambo SJ.  Odhiambo was a Jesuit priest working in...

VBS Heist: The poor get ripped off again

Disturbing details are beginning to emerge of an elaborate billion-rand bank robbery seemingly orchestrated by senior politicians, government officials and top-earning corporate professionals. Media...

Focus on victims more than rapists

Reducing the Dros and Cosby rape cases to anything other than rape, be it race, gender or station in life, blinds us from the primary...

Victims of clergy sexual abuse — their lifelong wounds

As a psychologist and spiritual director, Dr Annemarie Paulin-Campbell has received and counselled victims of clergy sexual abuse. The sexual abuse crisis in the...

I wish we did not celebrate Women’s Day

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...

FNB Stadium deaths — lest we forget

It has been a year since two fans died at FNB stadium. The inaction over these deaths shame our commitment to the sanctity of...

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Ethics for educators in a time of disaster

On 23 July, President Cyril Ramaphosa announced that schools would close for a second time this year. The reasons given is that...

Natural evil and God: from Voltaire’s “Candide” to Camus’ “The Plague”

Every age has its cataclysm and every generation asks how a loving God can permit suffering. The COVID-19 pandemic has so far...

Cut the government some slack

There is a growing weariness and frustration among South Africans as the COVID-19 pandemic and the government's response enter a fifth month....

Tribute to Andrew Mlangeni: champion against corruption

On 21 July 2020, the last remaining Rivonia trialist Andrew Mokete Mlangeni, who jailed with Nelson Mandela during the anti-apartheid struggle, died...