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Pray with Pope in March

General Intention: That those involved in scientific research may serve the well being of the whole human person. Missionary Intention: That the unique contribution of women to the life of the Church may be recognised always.

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Priest: This is the Benedict Daswa I knew

Fr John Finn MSC worked with Benedict Daswa in the Venda area in the late 1980s. He recalls South Africa’s first recognised martyr and the fall-out from his murder by a mob on a Friday evening 25 years ago.

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How to lead youth to Christian life?

This article is the first in a mini series that is going to examine the challenges of leading a Christian community in our time, with special reference to the Christian family.

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Beating Swords into Plowshares

“In the days to come, the mountain of the Lord’s house shall be established as the highest mountain and raised above the hills,” writes the prophet Isaiah. “Many peoples shall come and say: Come, let us go up to the Lord’s mountain … that he may instruct us in his ways, and we may walk […]

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Use Words of Empathy, not Spite

Karin Human, Pretoria We often are blinded into thinking that people holding up signs at traffic lights are the only ones battling. However, around us, at all times, there are people who are battling due to unemployment, rising costs and many other challenges. They are people whom we see every day at work, sit next […]

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Discipline and Dignity

Pope Francis got himself into some hot water this month when he seemed to endorse some forms of physical punishment for children.

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