Can there be peace between Palestine and Israel? After everything we have heard and seen and continue to witness, can peace really be restored, given all the history and issues between these two nations? Will these two nations ever live in peace with each other? Do they belong to each other?
We live in a time when values in our families are eroding: values such as respect for our elders, decency in speech and in the manner of doing things, honesty, prudence, fidelity, the “fear of God”.
Fr Bonaventure Hinwood OMI, Pretoria I was seriously disappointed when I listened to the first reading for the Mass of the Assumption to find that they have left out the second part of the opening sentence.
Sweden’s gifts to the world of music include pop giants ABBA, the great soprano Birgit Nilson, the classical composer Carl Michael Bellman — and one of the world’s most beloved hymn. “How Great Thou Art” has topped many polls of favourite hymns, most notably one conducted by the BBC’s Songs of Praise programme.
On August 7, I listened with great interest when Jeff Radebe , the minister in the Presidency for Planning, Monitoring and Evaluation, released the government’s comprehensive framework for implementing the National Development Plan (NDP) over the next five years.
BY BR MIKE CHALMERS Next week the Church in Southern Africa will mark annual Bible Week, followed by Bible Sunday on August 31. BR MIKE CHALMERS explains why these events are important.
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- Can there be peace? September 1, 2014
- The Bible is our best self-help book August 31, 2014
- Movie Review – Tammy / Frank Miller’s Sin City: A Dame To Kill For August 29, 2014
- Mass Readings – 31 August – 7 September, 2014 August 29, 2014
- Pope: Being mean-spirited may be human, but it’s not Christian August 29, 2014