Category: Church

60 Years for Two Dominican Sisters!

Dominican Sisters Bernardis Kriener and Jordana Rechtien celebrated their diamond jubilees, 60 years of religious life, in East London. (From left) Deacon Wayne Lawrence, Fr Gabriel Muyenga, Sr Bernardis Kriener, Sr Jordana Rechtien, and Fr Peter Whitehead....

Council of Cardinals Expresses ‘Full Solidarity’ with Pope

By Cindy Wooden, Catholic News Service – Members of Pope Francis’ international Council of Cardinals expressed “full solidarity” with him in the midst of questions about his handling of the clerical sexual abuse scandal...

Pope: A Worldly Mentality Leads to Pride and Gossip

Christians must engage in spiritual combat every day against a worldly spirit that leads down a path of arrogance and petty gossip, Pope Francis said. In his homily during morning Mass, the pope said...

Enough is Indeed Enough

  Roy Glover, Knysna– Wonderful, but it’s taken a courageous and intelligent woman, Dr Annemarie Paulin-Campbell of the Jesuit Institute, to say enough is enough regarding the Church’s sexual abuse crisis, and so it...

Pope: Satan is Attacking Bishops

By Carol Glatz Catholic News Service – Bishops must remember, particularly when under attack, that their role is to pray, be humble in knowing God chose them and remain close to the people, Pope Francis...

Priest’s Long Journey in a Wheelchair

One day early into his priesthood, Fr Molibeli Lisene was involved in car accident which left him bound to a wheelchair. On September 11 this remarkable priest will celebrate the 25th anniversary of his...

Why I (Still) Want to Be A Priest

When I was in university and then as a young adult, I wanted to be married and have a family, but in my mid-20s I heard God’s call to something else. A call to...