South Africa needs a process to find healing and forgiveness, to be transformed by one another, and together find solutions to the deep problems of our beloved country. I’m not really sure how we...
Category: Christian Living
Tom Drake, Gauteng – any years ago I applied for a driver’s licence in Welkom, Free State. The official (there was only one) came out to my car, and told me to drive. We...
The theory that well-being will automatically flow down to everyone from the riches of the few is “a lie,” Pope Francis said.
One of my proudest childhood moments was when my father, a great football journalist, quizzed me about the 1974 World Cup.
The worst enemies in a young person’s life aren’t the problems they may face, Pope Francis said. The biggest dangers are being unwilling to find a way to adapt, mediocrity by settling for the status quo, and fear, he said at his general audience in St. Peter’s Square.
One of the key principles of Catholic Social Teaching is justice and peace. But how can we bring this about? To answer this question we may take inspiration from the Mahatma Gandhi who said: “Be the change you want to see.”
The people of Durban will have an opportunity to choose from 100 different ways to celebrate Nelson Mandela, over a period of 100 days centred around the 100th anniversary of his birth in July....
A veteran Pretoria priest received this year’s prestigious Bonum Commune Award from St Augustine College, South Africa’s Catholic university.
It’s not because there aren’t enough resources to go around. For one thing, the world produces enough food to adequately feed every single person.
Well, then what are the reasons?
By Sydney Duval – We arrived in Cape Town on the afternoon of New Year’s Day 1980 after a long haul from Johannesburg, accompanied by the furniture vans. No 2 Highfield Road, Rosebank, was...
Paul and Rose Utes, members of Sacred Heart Parish in Pahoa, had to leave their home when lava from the Kilauea eruptions moved into their section of the Leilani Estates subdivision in Puna on the Big Island.
The Jesuit Institute has partnered with the Catholic Institute of Education (CIE) to host a seminar entitled “Digital Pathfinding”. Both the institute and CIE have heard that many schools and parents are struggling to keep up with the pace at which online life is affecting more and more young people