Southern Africa's National Catholic Weekly

Hope in Lent

This Week’s editorial looks at the REAL hope of the Lenten Season One of the most fascinating tales in Greek mythology is that of Pandora, the first woman. The gods gave her a box...

Download Our 2017 Saints Calendar

Download our 2017 Saints Calendar which appeared in our December 28 issue! We are making the Saints Calendar available for download and the December 28 issue of The Southern Cross in which it appeared...

Mass Readings: 26 February – 5 March, 2017

Liturgical Calendar Year A – Weekdays Cycle Year 1 Sunday February 26, 8th Sunday of the Year Isaiah 49:14-15, Psalms 62:2-3, 6-9, 1 Corinthians 4:1-5, Matthew 6:24-34 Monday February 27 Sirach 17:24-29 (20-28), Psalms...

An Economy that Kills

Church warns against rampant capitalism and corruption A truly Christian approach to running a business would be modelled after the father in the Gospel story of the prodigal son by giving jobs and a...