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Understanding Mary’s Role in Salvation

What exactly is Mary’s role in salvation? MICHAEL OGUNU addresses a Catholic teaching that is often misunderstood by some Protestants. One of the most controversial doctrines of the Catholic Church, in as far as...

Archbishop Buti Tlhagale: Welcome the Stranger

When we fail to welcome the migrant and the refugee, we fail the Gospel, according to ARCHBISHOP BUTI TLHAGALE OMI of Johannesburg. Male and female, he created them. He created them both in his own image....

Pope: Give up Gossiping for Lent!

  Lent is a good time to concentrate on fighting the urge to gossip about others and instead trying to correct one’s own faults and defects, Pope Francis said. Reciting the Angelus prayer at...

Prayer for Lent 2019

God of goodness and mercy, Hear my prayer as I begin this Lenten journey with you. Let me be honest with myself as I look into my heart and soul, noticing the times I...

Daswa Shrine Blessed in Oudtshoorn

Fr John Atkinson, administrator of Oudtshoorn diocese, blessed a shrine dedicated to Blessed Benedict Daswa, in the garden of the Oratory in Oudtshoorn. (Submitted by Fr L Mostert) More Stories: A Collaboration of Priests...

Cardinal: Lack of Transparency Harms Church, Justice, Victims

Transparent, reliable and respectful administration is critical for counteracting sinful behavior within the Catholic Church, said German Cardinal Reinhard Marx of Munich and Freising. “There are no alternatives to traceability and transparency,” he said,...