Southern Africa's National Catholic Weekly

Pope Wrote a Letter to Catholics in Chile

In a letter to Catholics in Chile, Pope Francis expressed shame for the Church’s failure to listen and defend survivors of sexual abuse at the hands of the clergy. The letter came shortly before...

Stats Show More Church Annulments Done for Free

Implementation of Pope Francis’ abbreviated process for declaring the nullity of a marriage got off to a slow start, Vatican statistics showed, but his encouragement for making the annulment process free for petitioners fared...

Do We Need Beauty To Transform Our Lives?

  The new exhibit, “Heavenly Bodies: Fashion and the Catholic Imagination,” at the Metropolitan Museum of Art in New York City shows that the beauty of the Catholic Church inspires fashion. The rich colours,...

Pope: God Stoops Low and Gets Close!

God shows his love, not with great speeches, but with simple, tender acts of charity, Pope Francis said. “When Jesus wants to teach us how a Christian should be, he tells us very little,”...

Mass Readings: 17 June – 24 June, 2018

Liturgical Calendar Year B Weekday Cycle 2 Sunday, June 17, 11th Sunday of the Year Ezekiel 17:22-24, Psalm 92:2-3, 13-16, 2 Corinthians 5:6-10, Mark 4:26-34 Monday, June 18 1 Kings 21:1-16, Psalm 5:2-3, 5-7,...