Southern Africa's Catholic Weekly

St Benedict’s Preprimary 100-Year-Olds!

The children of St Benedict School’s preprimary in Pinetown, Durban archdiocese, marked their 100th day at school by dressing up as 100-year-old people, counting out 100 cereal rings to thread and make a necklace,...

SA Bishop Hands Over Reins of Peace Movement

By Dennis Sadowski – Bishop Kevin Dowling of Rustenburg and Marie Dennis of Washington have handed over their co-presidency of Pax Christi International to a French bishop and a Kenyan Sister. They had led the...

Church Leaders Told: Get Out of the Sacristies

The president of the Southern African Catholic Bishops’ Conference (SACBC) has called on Church leaders to come out of the sacristies and be with the people who are left alone in desperate situations —...

In All Things, Charity

Catholics are prone to complain that they do not receive sufficient respect from those outside the Church, especially in the secular world. One reason for secular disregard for the Church is an incomprehension of...

Unemployed Youths Ready for Work

Some 23 unemployed youth from disadvantaged and at-risk areas in Cape Town graduated after participating in a life-skills course that will enable them to work in the maritime industry. They took part in the...

Cartoon of the Week: Our Quotable Pope

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...