Category: Bishops

The Bishop Who Serves A Whole Country

  An Agentinian who knows Pope Francis from Buenos Aires serves as the only bishop of Eswatini. Bishop José Luís Ponce de León is interviewed by MANDLA ZIBI. Bishop José Luís Ponce de León heads...

Three Archbishops Unite to Honour a Fourth

Three archbishops united to honour a fourth one: (from left) Archbishop Emeritus William Slattery of Pretoria, Cardinal Wilfrid Cardinal Napier of Durban, and Abel Gabuza, coadjutor and future archbishop of Durban, stand in Emmanuel...

Bishop Sipuka: Why We Need a New Pastoral Plan

New cultural and social contexts no longer “serve the living and the propagation of faith”—which is why the new Pastoral Plan launched by the bishops is so important, according to the president of the...

Papal Nuncio: What I Love About South Africa

The varied nature of the Catholic Church in South Africa is unique, and he loves doing pastoral work and going out into the parishes across the country, the papal nuncio told Archbishop William Slattery...

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 Soweto’s Regina Mundi church. The new pastoral...

Frs Kgaogelo Ntsie and Tshepo Duik Ordained!

Newly-ordained Frs Kgaogelo Ntsie (second from left) and Tshepo Duik are presented by Archbishop Buti Tlhagale (left) and Bishop Duncan Tsoke at their ordination Mass in St Albert’s church in Vosloorus, archdiocese of Johannesburg....