Author: Kilian SC

What the Bible is and What it Isn’t

  By Cackie Upchurch – Recently I heard a radio interview with a professor who had once been an Evangelical, then what he called a “liberal Protestant” and finally now is an agnostic. He...

Mariannhill Priest Releases Tenth Gospel Album

By Mauricio Langa – Far from celebrities and buzzing city life, Mariannhill Father Lawrence Mota composes music in his humble, secluded room at Mariannhill monastery in KwaZulu-Natal. The view overlooking the monastery’s iconic arched...

Pope: Satan is Attacking Bishops

By Carol Glatz Catholic News Service – Bishops must remember, particularly when under attack, that their role is to pray, be humble in knowing God chose them and remain close to the people, Pope Francis...

Companion Letters ask Pope for Answers on Abuse Crisis

A pair of open letters to Pope Francis asking him for answers to charges of cover-ups by him and others over abuse allegations against retired Archbishop Theodore E. McCarrick of Washington were sponsored by...

Time to Say: I Am sorry!

  In the face of the ceaseless revelations of abuse and their cover-up in the Church, NANA AMPONSAH FRANCIS OP reflects that this is a Kairos moment for the Church, a time for grace....

The Church Lost in the Desert?

It’s not Lent, but the sense of wandering in a desert prevails. We have wandered our desert of clergy sexual abuse for nearly two decades. In January 2002, The Boston Globe published its first...

Healing of Memories Gala Dinner!

A  gala dinner will be held on September 7 in support of the KwaZulu-Natal branch of a healing institute founded by an Anglican priest who was maimed by an apartheid bomb. The Institute for...