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Church abandoned the little ones, says shamed Pope Francis

The past few weeks have dealt us with overwhelming revelations of deplorable acts of clergy sexual abuse in the Catholic Church, as uncovered by US investigators and extensively covered in the world media. Ricardo da Silva SJ takes a close look at the letter from Pope Francis in which the head of the Catholic Church accepts blame and culpability for the greatest crimes committed by its leaders. 

Dear Cyril, where are our bold economic reforms?

A storm is coming and the urgent response needed is nowhere in sight, says Mphuthumi Ntabeni who looks at the International Monetary Fund's recent visit to the country, its advice, and the president's seeming lack of haste and action. Ntabeni writes an open lettter to Cyril Ramaphosa urging the promised bold reforms. 

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