Southern Africa's National Catholic Weekly

Cartoon of the Week: Eternal Walkies

The Southern Cross has been publishing cartoons on its back page drawn by Conrad Burke since the early 90s. We have decided to make them available online! Mr Burke is a parishioner at Most Holy...

Mass Readings: 27 May – 3 June, 2018

Liturgical Calendar Year B Weekday Cycle 2 Sunday, May 27, Trinity Sunday Deuteronomy 4:32-34, 39-40, Psalm 33:4-6, 9, 18-20, 22, Romans 8:14-17, Matthew 28:16-20 Monday, May 28 1 Peter 1:3-9, Psalm 111:1-2, 5-6, 9-10,...

Pope: Church is a Mother, not a Bachelor

The church must “remain female” and “have this attitude of a wife and mother” who nurtures her children, the pope said in his homily during a morning Mass commemorating the feast of Mary, Mother of the Church.