Author: Jael SC

Why We Must be Grateful to Missionaries

We must acknowledge the enormous contribution made by the missionaries – gallant men and women, religious and diocesan priests whose resilient sacrifice and love are kept alive in the local Church today.

We’re Getting 14 New Cardinals! So Who Are They?

Here are brief biographical notes about each of the 14 churchmen who will become cardinals June 29. Their names are listed in the order Pope Francis announced them May 20: — Iraqi Cardinal-designate Louis...

Vatican Official Hails Lay Leaders in the Church

Archbishop Protase Rugambwa, secretary of the Congregation of the Evangelisation of Peoples, leads Mass in Gaborone’s Christ the King cathedral on a pastoral visit to Botswana and Namibia. By Sr Phatsimo Ramokgwebana SC – A...

Catholic Returns to Stolen Home

This week’s massacre of 55 people in Gaza took place during a protest commemorating what Palestinians call the Naqba (Catastrophe), when many lost their homes to the newly-established state of Israel 70 years ago....

Spiritfest Celebrates Arts in Faith Context

This year’s Spiritfest at the Grahamstown National Arts Festival will celebrate the arts in the context of the Christian faith. Spiritfest runs throughout the festival, from June 28 to July 8.