It’s Church teaching: Pay workers justly

In South Africa, the practicalities of the just wage are currently being severely tested with numerous workers’ strikes, most of which turn violent.

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Why suffering is salvific

BY FR RALPH DE HAHN Despite the incredible advances in medical science and psychotherapy  all humanity suffers under the sentence of death. This suffering is woven into the very fabric of human experience.

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Mass Readings – July 27-August 3, 2014

Liturgical Calendar Year A – Weekdays Cycle Year 2   Sunday, July 27, 17th Sunday 1 Kings 3:5, 7-12, Psalm 119:57, 72, 76-77, 127-130, Romans 8:28-30, Matthew 13:44-52 or Matthew 13:44-46 Monday, July 28 Jeremiah 13:1-11, Deuteronomy 32:18-21, Matthew 13:31-35 Tuesday, July 29, St Martha Jeremiah 14:17-22, Psalm 79:8-9, 11, 13, John 11:19-27 or Luke [...]

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Movie Review – Think Like a Man Too

Think Like a Man Too By Joseph McAleer, Catholic News Service NEW YORK (CNS) — A popular saying holds that “What happens in Vegas stays in Vegas.” That may be true, but plenty of Sin City’s debauchery is shared on screen in “Think Like a Man Too” (Screen Gems). This vulgar follow-up to the 2012 [...]

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Community pictures – July 16

Pictures from our Catholic Communities around Southern Africa

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Liturgy evolves with language

From Chris Busschau, Johannesburg I enjoyed reading the letter by Fr Henry Ratering CMM (June 25) in response to my article of May 28. He has raised a number of good questions that I should have thought of when I wrote to you!

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