Category: Books

The life of a model of Catholic Social Teaching

ANNE HOPE: The Struggle for Freedom, Stephanie Kilroe. Darton, Longman & Todd. 2019. 155pp. Reviewed by Fr Larry Kaufmann CSsR What a joy it is to learn more about the Catholic activist Anne Hope...

Finding the Real Jesus of History

Fr Albert Nolan OP – Everyone I know who has read this book—and especially the members of my book club—have been deeply moved by the portrait of Jesus that emerges in Jesus: An Historical Approximation...

Author: Why I Reopened Old Wounds

A memoir by a Catholic author about growing up under apartheid has been a surprise bestseller in South Africa this year. Günther Simmermacher interviewed Beryl Crosher-Segers. What was supposed to be a family memoir...

Elements of Counselling: An Essential Tool for Pastoral Ministry

I attended the launch last month of the 3rd edition of Elements Of Counselling, co-authored by Dr Joan Schön, Fr Vic Kotze and Lauren Gower, I find that this edition, like each of its predecessors, is a valuable tool for all who find themselves called to offer care and counsel to young and old in South Africa.