From Derrick Kourie, Pretoria Pope Francis’s recent encyclical, Laudato Si’, chastises those who deny scientific findings instead of allowing their ethics to be influenced by the scientific consensus.
Johan Viljoen’s religious journey took him from the Dutch Reformed Church via the Anglican priesthood to the Catholic Church. And always his life is devoted to the poor, as GUSHWELL BROOKS explains.
In June, two news stories highlighted the method by which the pope selects bishops.
BY PHIWOKUHLE SIYABONGA XULU Almost 200 years since the formation of the Missionary Oblates of Mary Immaculate, I can attest to their work in South Africa because I am a product of these holy men of God.
Everyone talks about our country’s lost moral compass. Our government keeps stumbling from one corruption scandal into another.
By Laura Ieraci, Catholic News Service A lack of enthusiasm for Scripture weakens well-established churches and stunts the missionary verve of newfound Christian communities, said Pope Francis in a written message shared with members of the Catholic Biblical Federation.
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