Author: Gunther Simmermacher

Racist dogs and reconciliation in SA

HELP! MY GRANNY’S DOG IS A RACIST!: Is Reconciliation and Social Cohesion Finally Dead?, by Fr Patrick Noonan. Write-on Publishing. 2018. 143pp Reviewed by Mmanaledi D Kgongoane Franciscan Father Patrick Noonan has done much...

The Worst-Ever Pope?

Pope Francis, the American Facebook commenter pronounced with a certainty that permitted no dissent, “is the worst pope of all time”. Obviously that person is not a fan of the Holy Father. Personally, I...

Like Having Dinner With Pope Francis

A FUTURE OF FAITH: The Path of Change in Politics and Society, by Pope Francis with Dominique Wolton. Bluebird/Pan Macmillan. 2018. 324pp Reviewed by Günther Simmermacher Imagine you are at a dinner party, and...