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In another prison? Migrants in Johannesburg

On Tuesday, 10 December 2019, in commemoration of the United Nation’s Human Rights Day, the Jesuit Institute South Africa, in collaboration with the Jesuit...

When refugees have faces and names – affirming our common humanity

The recent tensions involving refugees camped outside the Unite Nations High Commission of Refugees (UNHCR) in Cape Town and Johannesburg made national headlines, with many news...

Women — the invisible face of migration

Having spent some time at the Scalabrinian-run Bienvenu Women’s Shelter in Johannesburg, Fikile-Ntsikelelo Moya reflects on how women are still largely invisible in conversations around migration and...

WATCH — ‘Denied Access’ – A new documentary film on forced migration by Jesuit Institute

Seventy years to the day after the promulgation of the Universal Declaration on Human Rights, the Jesuit Institute South Africa has launched its latest...

Why were 400,000 Congolese nationals expelled from Angola?

A potential human rights crisis is playing itself out between Angola and the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC). Over 400,000 Congolese citizens have...

A refugee woman’s pursuit of happiness

Women bear more than their fair share of the burdens left by the violent conflicts existing across Africa. Fikile-Ntsikelelo Moya recently visited a women’s...

Xenophobia — a by-product of apartheid?

Xenophobia is an ever-present problem in South Africa. It has resulted in several violent attacks on Africans looking to make a home on the...

Pope: Migrants should be protected, especially children and families

Pope Francis has a number of tags that can be attached to his name: mercy, poor, joy and creation being a few. Another area...

Department of Home Affairs continues to ignore Supreme Court ruling

The South African Government has a questionable record when it comes to upholding rulings made by the country's courts. Peter-John Pearson explains how the...

Jesuits: We must improve our advocacy

Jesuits and their collaborators from across the globe, who are members of the Global Ignatian Advocacy Network (GIAN), gathered in Johannesburg, South Africa, in...

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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...