Category: Editorials 2011

Our prayers for 2012

Our prayers for 2012

The resolution of the climate change conference in Durban will have satisfied few who have at heart the welfare of the planet and its people. The governments of the world have pronounced the myopic...

Christmas through new eyes

Christmas through new eyes

BY FRANCIS CORREIA As a mother of three very small children my perspective on Christmas has changed fundamentally. Before I had babies I was annoyed by the early appearance of Christmas trees and decorations,...

Being safe on the road

Being safe on the road

Pope Benedict reportedly was amused at being informed that a German citizen had reported him to the police for not wearing a seat belt while riding in the popemobile. More Stories: The white burden

The mission for Africa

The mission for Africa

The Church of Africa told Pope Benedict about their concerns at the Second Synod of Bishops for Africa in October 2009. Three years later, the Holy Father came to Africa to present the continent...

Farewell to the nuncio

Farewell to the nuncio

Southern African Catholics will have noted with some sadness that the current apostolic nuncio to Pretoria, Archbishop James P Green, will leave this region to represent the Holy See in Peru. More Stories: The...