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Bishops’ statement on government corruption reveals deep frustration

The Southern African Catholic Bishops' Conference (SACBC) recently criticised the rampant corruption around the purchase of medical material and supplies to fight...

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...

SACBC statement on International Nurses Day

On 12 May, the world celebrates International Nurses Day. Nurses play a pivotal role in caring for the sick. This has become...

SACBC audience with the president — conversion of heart and soul

The Southern African Bishop's conference met with President Cyril Ramaphosa in January, during which they presented the new pastoral plan in the context of...

SACBC launches new Pastoral Plan at Regina Mundi

Crowds gathered to celebrate the launch of the new Pastoral Plan. Together with all the Bishops of the Southern African Catholic Bishops’...

SACBC President speaks on Church’s pastoral plan, Eskom and electoral reform

The Southern African Catholic Bishops’ Conference (SACBC) began their bi-annual plenary session on 22 January 2020 in Pretoria, Gauteng. In his opening...

The new offices of the SACBC: A heart encouraging action

The new offices of the Southern African Catholic Bishops' Conference (SACBC) were recently blessed and officially opened. Below is Bishop Jan de...

SA Bishops issue Pastoral Letter on violence against women, girls and children

Yesterday, 1 December 2019, the first Sunday of Advent and the start of the Church's new liturgical year, and during the national...

As Church leaders we are not with the people in their struggle, says bishop

The Southern African Catholic Bishop's Conference began their bi-annual plenary session on Wednesday in Mariannhill, Kwazulu-Natal. In his first opening address as president of the conference, Bishop Sithembele Sipuka raised concerns about South Africa's socioeconomic and political situation. He also addressed the issue of clerical sexual abuse.

Bishops named for Gaborone and Cape Town

Pope Francis has named two new bishops for Southern Africa. Ricardo da Silva SJ writes.

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