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How to Remain Catholic

BY MBONGISENI NYATHI Most Catholics would like to enrich their faith and spiritual life — but many, it seems, are not sure how to do so. Some do not understand or appreciate the rituals and ways of doing things in the Catholic Church, so they join other churches that do things in a simpler way.

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A Tough Time to be a Christian

By Fr Lawrence Mduduzi Ndlovu Earlier this year, the British Equality and Human Rights Commission published its findings on a survey on religion and belief. It found that religious, especially Christian, people in the United Kingdom feel pressured to keep their faith and faith symbols private because they fear being mocked as bigots or be […]

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A visit to Place of Jesus’ Miracle

BY FATHER BILLY BARNES We were lucky to find it. In fact, we were just about to give up when I looked to the left and saw a small village on the side of a hill.

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Where Mercy and Faithfulness Meet

BY Fr Larry Kaufmann CSsR Pope Francis’ Misericordiae Vultus, which proclaims the Jubilee Year of Mercy for 2016, is truly a word of hope. I was able to share some of its message of hope recently while preaching a mission in the Eastern Cape. I visited a woman, severely disabled, who was widowed after 49 […]

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Jerusalem: My Home and Yours

BY RIMON MAKHLOUF My home is Jerusalem. This is what I always answer when my tour groups ask me where I’m from.

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How to Understand Easter

BY FATHER KEVIN REYNOLDS Because Holy Week commemorates the culmination of Christ’s human life, it is observed by Christians as the most sacred time of the year.

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