Southern Africa's Catholic Weekly

Catholics Remember Nelson Mandela

As South Africa marks the 100th birthday of the late President Nelson Mandela, ERIN CARELSE asked some Catholics for their memories of the Father of the Nation.

Father Kevin Reynolds Golden Jubilee!

Fr Kevin Reynolds celebrated the golden jubilee of his priestly ordination at Maria Regina church in Lyttleton, Pretoria. Fr Reynolds is a past parish priest of Maria Regina. He was ordained by Archbishop John...

How the Church Changed After World War I

World War I and its aftermath changed the map of Europe, but also dismantled the notion of the “state church” in a way that forced the Catholic Church to discover again the authentic meaning...

Visit to a Catholic Land

  There is always something salutary about visiting, if one can, a place with deep Catholic roots — especially if one comes from South Africa, where Catholicism has no significant presence in general life....