Category: Church

This Week’s Issue: 12 June – 18 June, 2019

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The Best-Kept Secret of the Catholic Church

The Catholic Church has a very big secret. It is so powerful, challenging and relevant, that if every bishop, priest, religious and layperson was committed to communicating and implementing this secret, it would turn...

65 Years for Victor & Maureen Blair!

Victor and Maureen (née Campbell) Blair have celebrated their 65th wedding anniversary. They were married on May 8, 1954, in Emmanuel cathedral in Durban. More Stories: The Church must Accompany Couples Before and After...

CWD: May this Agency Rise from the Ashes

  My personal association with Catholic Welfare & Development (CWD)—the welfare agency of the archdiocese of Cape Town which had to close its doors in November—makes me think of the 1980s. It calls to...

Fr Runaine Radine Ordained!

Fr Runaine Radine (centre) was ordained to the priesthood at St James parish in Schauderville, Port Elizabeth, by Bishop Vincent Zungu. The Southern Cross columnist is pictured here with two of his former classmates...

Pope: Church Must Learn How to Speak to Young People

By Junno Arocho Esteves – Too often when Catholics try to talk to young people about vocational discernment, “it’s as if we were speaking Esperanto to them, because they don’t understand a thing,” Pope Francis...