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What Steve Biko can teach the Church in crisis today

Steve Biko was an anti-apartheid activist brutally murdered while in police custody in September forty-one years ago. Few would know that he also held...

Being in South Africa is a “surprise of the Spirit” says golden jubilarian.

Professor of theology and well-known champion of the dignity of women, Servant of the Immaculate Heart of Mary sister, Susan Rakoczy, celebrated her golden...

Ignorance, indifference and fear fuel racism

Racism, in various forms, regularly raises its ugly head in South Africa. However, racism is a global phenomenon. The Catholic bishops in South Africa have, for Lent, asked the Church to reflect on racism. Professor of theological and social ethics at Fordham University in New York, Fr Bryan Massingale says that most fundamentally racism is a soul-sickness.

South Africa loses a great theologian

Prominent Catholic theologian, Professor Brian Gaybba, died last week. He studied theology in Rome during the watershed Second Vatican Council and has influenced generations...

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School culture at the heart of shaping new education futures

In a previous article, Mark Potterton described the educational potential of technology but cautioned against reducing learning to an online experience. In...

“Homosexual people have a right to be in a family… nobody should be thrown out,” says Pope Francis

Pope Francis is in the headlines again after a documentary film by the Russian Jew, Evgeny Afineevsky, was premiered at the Rome...

Getting back to normal — Is it even possible?

The world has changed dramatically in less than a year. Shrikant Peters looks beyond the immediate health crisis and examines the impact...

World hunger motivated me to enter the Mrs Gauteng pageant

Mahadi Buthelezi recently entered the Mrs Gauteng 2021 pageant and has been selected as one of the finalists. In her column this...