Category: Editorials 2003

Catholic Anger will remain

Catholic Anger will remain

The ruling by the Broadcast Complaints Commission of South Africa (BCCSA) that an episode of the adult cartoon series South Park screened here in May was not objectionable merits further inspection. More Stories: No...

Aids will define our future

Aids will define our future

It must be infuriating for those Catholics working in the field of HIV/Aids that in the secular arena the Church’s response is often reduced to its doctrines governing the use of condoms. For that,...

Who is a dissident?

Who is a dissident?

Shortly before Cardinal Keith O’Brien, archbishop of Edinburgh, was elevated to the College of Cardinals in October, he made a public profession of faith (as is required of all cardinals-designate), adding a pledge of...

Confronting SA’s past

Confronting SA’s past

Pope John Paul is an astute observer of the human condition when he says that true reconciliation is impossible without wrongs first being acknowledged by their perpetrators. More Stories: No related posts.

A culture of indifference

A culture of indifference

South African Catholics will have been disappointed, perhaps even angered, at the absence of live coverage of Mother Teresa’s beatification on national television in October. More Stories: No related posts.

John Paul Superstar

John Paul Superstar

As Pope John Paul celebrates his 25th pontifical anniversary–he was elected on October 16, 1978 and installed on October 22–the Catholic world is paying tribute to a most extraordinary pontiff. The Church in Southern...