Southern Africa's National Catholic Weekly


Let’s Pray for our Bishops

Should an enterprising researcher conduct a survey of what quality lay people appreciate most in priests and bishops, humility would doubtless rank highly, perhaps even top such a poll. One often hears lay people...

Pope Francis greets pizza makers from Naples during a pizza lunch for the poor after the canonisation of St. Teresa of Kolkata at the Vatican. Three thousand pizzas were served by Missionaries of Charity nuns and brothers to about 1,500 poor people who had come to the canonisation Mass from shelters, dormitories and soup kitchens the order runs throughout Italy. (CNS photo/L'Osservatore Romano)

Pope’s Plans for last 3 months of Mercy Year

The last three months of the Year of Mercy include jubilee celebrations for the imprisoned and for homeless people. Releasing a schedule of liturgical celebrations over which Pope Francis will preside, the Vatican included...