Category: Editorials 2005

Religious freedom for all

Religious freedom for all

Forty years ago, the Second Vatican Council decreed that everyone has an inviolable right to religious freedom. In the declaration Dignitatis humanae, the council fathers finally repudiated instances in the Church’s history when Catholics...

The fruits of Vatican II

The fruits of Vatican II

NEXT week the Church will celebrate the 40th anniversary of the conclusion of one of the most consequential events in Catholic history: the Second Vatican Council, or Vatican II. More Stories: No related posts.

Morality and death

Morality and death

The Catholic Church administers more than a quarter of the world’s non-governmental activities in response to the HIV/Aids pandemic. According to one expert in the field, of all religious bodies in South Africa, only...