Southern Africa's Catholic Weekly

1989 Miraculous Cure at Knock Shrine Confirmed

By Sarah Mac Donald – The Catholic Church in Ireland has confirmed that a woman who was seriously ill with multiple sclerosis experienced a complete healing of all her symptoms at Knock shrine in County...

Is Marriage a Cultural Concept?

Tony Meehan, Cape Town – Your report “Church reaction to amended polygamy law” details the recognition of the Customary Marriages Act and agrees with the sentiments of providing the equal treatment of women in...

New Bishop to Sample Local Potjiekos Skills!

Cape Town’s recently ordained auxiliary bishop will have the opportunity to test his new diocese’s potkjiekos-cooking skills on Heritage Day. Bishop Sylvester David has confirmed his attendance at the Two Saints Soccer and Potjiekos...

Caritas SA Maps Out its Future Plans

By Sheila Pires – In a relatively short time, the social development arm of the Southern African Catholic Bishops’ Conference, Caritas SA, has achieved in the areas of agriculture, palliative care for HIV/Aids and...

Mary is Always With Us

By Colleen Constable – Recently I had an encounter with a young woman in her early twenties trying to gather strength to deal with the pain that goes with young life. When we prayed...