Southern Africa's National Catholic Weekly

Take a Risk by Following Jesus

Following Jesus and entering into a relationship with him comes with risks, including the risk of looking foolish sometimes, Pope Francis said. The Gospels are full of stories about people who took a risk...

What were the gospel writers up to?

Why did the writers of the gospels choose to publish the many insults hurled at Jesus Christ? Why did they give publicity to those who contradicted him? Didn’t they see that negative publicity would...

Raising the Youth of Today Well

From James Matondo, Johannesburg – On June 16, 1976, the brave youth of Soweto woke up in an usual spirit to get their voices heard through a peaceful demonstration. Little did they know that some...

Our Fight Against Corruption

Are the ANC “looting the State coffers?” This week’s editorial looks at the state of government corruption, past and present The health of a democracy can be judged by the extent of the corruption...