Category: Editorials 2020

Where is God?

Guest editorial: Frs Kelvin Banda OP, Stephen Beru M.Afr & Isaac Zachariah Mutelo OP As the coronavirus crisis causes disruptions and even lockdowns in our societies, many people...

A Question of Survival

The lockdown and restrictions placed on societies in efforts to arrest the spread of the Covid-19 virus will cause great economic hardships on many people. For many...

Faith In Time Of Corona

The devil is rubbing his hands, not with disinfectant but with glee, at the fear and panic that is consuming the world over the coronavirus, or Covid-19....

A Fallen Saint

  When Jean Vanier died at 90 last May, such was the perception of his holiness that many Catholics felt compelled to exclaim “Santo subito”—make him a...

Silence of the Pope’s Cry

Pope Francis has reportedly expressed his disappointment at the reception of his new document on the Amazon, Querida Amazonia (Beloved Amazonia). The Holy Father is quite right...

To Beat the Devil

After his cousin John baptised him in the River Jordan, Jesus withdrew to a mountain in the desert to spend forty days and nights in battle with temptation.

Poison Fruits Of Failure

Thirty years ago South Africa cautiously entered a period of hope, prompted by the unbanning of the liberation movements by President FW de Klerk and the release...

God’s Open Door

The deaths of young and talented celebrities invariably shock us, more so when their lives are taken in tragic events. So it was recently when legendary US...

Time to Get Radical On Abuse

Every time it seems that the Catholic Church is making some progress in addressing the sex abuse scandal, new revelations of alleged abuse and their cover-up emerge....

The New Pastoral Plan

After many years of extensive work and consultation,  today, January 26, will see the official launch of the local Church’s new pastoral plan at a Mass in...

The Church in Public

One of the areas of tension between secularising societies and religion, especially Catholicism, is the secularist determination to drive religion out of the public discourse and into...