The entire episcopate of Chile has resigned over the handling of sex abuse allegations after receiving an unprecedented dressing-down from Pope Francis, as JUNNO AROCHO ESTEVES reports. VATICAN CITY (CNS)— Every bishop in Chile...
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Named after MercyMe’s 2001 Christian-rock hit of the same title — the best-selling Christian single of all time — I Can Only Imagine tells the story of MercyMe lead singer Bart Millard, who as a child is emotionally and physically abused by his father (Dennis Quaid) and abandoned by his mother.
Some of the children at my son’s school have been tasked with learning the maypole dance. The dance is performed by pairs of boys and girls who stand alternately around the base of the maypole — a painted pole, decorated with flowers, around which people traditionally dance on May Day — each holding the end of a ribbon.
Due to sharp increases in the production and distribution of The Southern Cross, as well as the recent VAT increase, we are forced to increase the cover price of the newspaper as of May to R10.
The late Fr Ted Rogers deserves credit for having taken a bold step to acknowledge the missionaries who were killed during the Rhodesian/Zimbabwean war of independence.
Here is a selection of inspiring quotes from Gaudete et Exsultate (“Rejoice and Be Glad”), Pope Francis’ new apostolic exhortation on holiness:
This Saturday Durban is offered a unique artistic and religious experience – Monteverdi’s ‘Mass for Four Voices’ sung by the Durban Chamber Choir and performed in the context of a sacred mass presided over by his Eminence Cardinal Wilfrid Fox Napier OFM at the Emmanuel Cathedral at 5.30pm on Saturday afternoon.
The archbishop of Cape Town has strongly criticised the killing of 18 protesters in Gaza by the Israeli Defence Force in what has been called “The Passover Massacre”. “We join with many around the...
The traditional turkey roast dinner seems to be synonymous with Christmas, at least in Britain, and I’ve certainly had my fair share of cooking them.
By the late Mgr Jan Jaworski – During the silent and holy night, Jesus Christ, the infant God-man, comes into this world. Stillness reigns, nearby Bethlehem is asleep. Only the starry firmament gleams with “God’s brilliance”...
Christmas in a village parish on the North Coast of then-Natal in the 1940s was a flowering of fragrance and colour from mangoes, avocados and litchis.