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Author: Editor

More Than Hair

This month’s reaction to the controversial Clicks advert has shown, once again, the stubborn inability of South Africans to listen to one another. The advert issued by...

Catholic Illiteracy?

In two weeks’ time, The Southern Cross will publish its final weekly edition, after more than 5 200 consecutive weeks of publication, an unbroken record since the...

How We Choose Sides

One effect of the pervasiveness of social media has been the globalisation of opinion. With Facebook, Twitter and US news channels freely available, the US election is...

Falling for Lies

Imagine, if you will, a situation in your workplace where a colleague is the target of a whispering campaign. In the process rumours are being spread which...

Let’s All Be Decent

A chilling four-panel post is at present making the rounds on social media. They show Facebook updates by a 37-year-old American named Richard Rose III of Port...

This is Our Future

This week we bring very bad news and some good news to the attention of our faithful readers. The good news first: There will be a Southern...

What Colour Was Jesus?

At a time when all over the world statues of historical figures are falling, societies face their often painful histories and reconsider how the past — and...

Days of Our Fathers

On Father’s Day, celebrated in South Africa on June 21, those who are blessed to have a caring dad will have an opportunity to express their love...