Category: About us

New Director for France Pilgrimage

Following the sad passing of Bishop Giuseppe Sandri of Witbank, The Southern Cross has appointed popular Johannesburg priest Fr Lawrence Ndlovu (pictured) to lead its pilgrimage to Catholic France in October. Bishop Sandri, who...

Southern Cross Seller Sees in 2019 in Style!

Gregory “Gregs” Bennett of All Saints church in Ennerdale, Johannesburg archdiocese, dressed in New Year minstrel costume, sells the final issue of 2018 of The Southern Cross to fellow parishioner Chester Browne. More Stories: Age-Old Roots of Human Rights...

Blessed Christmas!

The Southern Cross wishes all its readers and supporters a very Blessed Christmas. God bless you all… More Stories: Southern Cross Christmas Wishes Time to Identify Sin, Help the Poor and See Beauty –...

Meet Our Miracle Baby!

Luna Carelse became the first “Southern Cross baby” in more than a decade when she was born in late August to our journalist Erin Carelse and her husband Brent. In the past 25 years,...

And Now For the Bad News

Due to sharp increases in the production and distribution of The Southern Cross, as well as the recent VAT increase, we are forced to increase the cover price of the newspaper as of May to R10.

Our Way to a Century

For almost half of the 200-year existence of the Catholic Church in South Africa, this newspaper has edified, educated and entertained many generations of the faithful.
In two years’ time, in October 2020, we will celebrate the 100th birthday of The Southern Cross, being able to reflect on a century of spreading the Good News