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Calling for a tax revolt is immoral

Helen Zille, the previous leader of the Democratic Alliance, South Africa's largest opposition party, provoked a social media storm when she threatened to initiate a "tax revolt" if the country's corruption history wasn't timely tackled. Paulina French investigates what this would mean for our society's poorest and also the moral implications of such action, taking the Catholic Church's social teaching into account.

State and Church out of sync with the Times

As we condemn xenophobia and vigilantism, we must not lose sight of why they are on the increase or even too glibly blame the...

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World hunger motivated me to enter the Mrs Gauteng pageant

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Webinar — COVID-19: Faith and the crisis of capitalism

An all-Catholic panel will host a webinar on 16 October, 2020 at the Jozi Book Fair. The panelists will discuss the response...

Pope Francis: Get your priorities right!

Commenting on Fratelli Tutti, Anthony Egan observes that the parable of the Good Samaritan cannot be left to talk only to political...

Faith organisations launch campaign to end gender-based violence

A group of faith-based organisations on 8 October 2020 launched a 70-day Joint Faith Action campaign to end gender-based violence and femicide...