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SACBC offers hope in times of distress

On 13 May, the Feast Day of Our Lady of Fatima, the Southern African Catholic Bishops' Conference wrote a pastoral letter offering a message...

Finding peace during lockdown

South Africa will wake up to a nationwide lockdown on 26 March and many other countries around the world are already facing similar restrictions...

Rediscovering church

Michaela van Nierop relates how growing up in a Catholic home and attending a Protestant school left her frustrated because the two religious traditions share the...

Taizé pilgrimage of trust — a space for silence and prayer

Br. Luc Bourgoin, from the Taizé Community in France, has been working in Cape Town for the past 18 months to prepare a Pilgrimage of Trust,...

For whom the bell tolls: prayer or noise?

The sounds made by people gathered for prayer are considered, by some, a serious public nuisance and a violation of religious freedom. A heated social media exchange on this issue provoked Sarah-Leah Pimentel to write.

Issues of Faith: Saints

Recently an episode of Issues of Faith on SABC 2 broadcast a documentary about the Saints. The programme includes a discussion on the history of...

Pope announces day of prayer, fasting for Congo and South Sudan

Pope Francis has announced that Friday, 23 February would be a day of prayer and fasting for peace due to the many conflicts throughout the world, particularly those in the Democratic Republic of the Congo and South Sudan. Catholic News Agency's Elise Harris reports. 

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Bishop Tsoke moves to Kimberley, Vanqa appointed to Queenstown. Mphiwe ordained for Rustenburg.

At 1pm today in Rome the Holy Father Pope Francis announced that he has appointed as bishop of the diocese of Queenstown, South Africa,...

Don’t give up: a message for the new school year

The 2021 academic year started nearly a month late. Many learners are anxious about the work they missed last year and many are sad...

What do you truly desire?

Inspired by a Netflix series and an Ash Wednesday retreat, Sarah-Leah Pimentel reflects on what she wants out of life. She explains that a...

Continued support for Trump casts shadow on global democracy

United States President Joseph R. Biden Jr, has been in office just shy of a month.  Many people, inside and outside of US borders...