Author: Jael SC

German Prosecutors Launch Crackdown on Church Sex Abuse

German police and prosecutors are launching investigations into clergy sexual abuse following the release of a report containing evidence of 3,700 alleged child sex abuse cases in the Catholic Church over a 68-year-period. Authorities...

Why Mary Was Born Without Sin

The Immaculate Conception is, according to Catholic doctrine, the conception of the Virgin Mary without any stain (immacula, in Latin) of original sin. Hence Mary is sometimes called the Immaculata, or the Immaculate One.

Vica-Lee Bost Baptised!

Vica-Lee Bost, 16, was baptised at the Nazareth House chapel in Cape Town. Vica-Lee is one of the profoundly disabled children at Nazareth House and her parents, parishioners of Our Lady Help of Christians...

Church Leaders Condemn State Plundering

Leaders of all significant South African churches, including the Catholic Church, have condemned the evident “plundering of public resources”, blatant waste of taxpayers’ money, prevailing corruption, and weakening of public institutions.

Human Bones Discovered at Vatican Nunciature in Italy

The Vatican press office confirmed news reports that human bones had been found during reconstruction work in a building connected to the Vatican Embassy to Italy. Italian media immediately surmised that the bones could...