Category: Christian Living

How Moralism Sabotages the Gospel

By Kelvin Banda OP – Moralism and Christianity can never complement each other. Being a Christian is not about necessarily following an ethical code or what one does as a Christian. It is about...

Fight Back With Love

The world is changing. It is becoming angrier, more hateful and less trusting of those who are different — either because they come from a different country, practise a different religion, have a different sexual orientation, or hold different political or social views.

Helping Others CAN Change the World

  In a video message to young men and women around the world, Pope Francis called on them to provoke an uprising of change by serving others. In helping those who are suffering, both...

First Communions at Bonteheuwel!

Young girls and boys at St Matthew’s parish in Bonteheuwel, Cape Town, celebrated their First Communion. With them are (from left) Patricia Cloete, Fr Peter Ziegler and Meagan Abrahams. (Photo: Lan-Mar Photography) More Stories: A Carnival for the Devil:...

Why We Can’t be Silent to Cries of Poor

World Day of the Poor was first proposed in 2016 in Pope Francis’ apostolic letter for the Year of Mercy, Misericordia et misera, which calls on the faithful to “make a serious examination of conscience, to see if we are truly capable of hearing the cry of the poor”.