Today is World Refugee Day. To mark the occasion, Daluxolo Moloantoa explains how the Catholic Scalabrini centres respond to Christ: “I was a stranger and you welcomed me”(Mt 25:35). The Catholic Scalabrini Centre has...
Category: Ethics & Human Dignity
One of my proudest childhood moments was when my father, a great football journalist, quizzed me about the 1974 World Cup.
Loving wealth destroys the soul, and cheating people of their just wages and benefits is a mortal sin, Pope Francis said. Jesus did not mince words when he said, “Woe to you who are rich,” after listing the Beatitudes as written according to St. Luke, the pope said in a morning homily.
A disaster in a building of clothing factories in Bangladesh five years ago changed fashion forever, with many now insisting on ethical production and consumption, as South African fashion writer CLOUDS DRUMMOND explains.
A Catholic school in Johannesburg has rolled out an anonymous reporting system that lets learners and staff members report bullying and inappropriate behaviour via a cellphone app.
Rich. Filthy rich. That’s what they are. Off of our vanities and insecurities, they are made wealthy. In their eyes we are piglets to be raised for slaughter. They will press and pull at our flesh and then turn us on our backs and say to the butcher: “Cut it here.”
The Justice and Peace Commission of the Southern African Catholic Bishops’ Conference has prepared a discussion guide parishes can use to have a conversation on race and economic inequality, with the aim of collecting stories and publishing them.
At the Denis Hurley Centre in Durban, we aspire to live up to Pope Francis’ vision of the Church as “the House that welcomes all and refuses no one”. So, as well as providing a safe place for those who are homeless, or refugees, or drug addicts, we also try to be a place where people with disabilities feel welcome.
With children having increasing access to the Internet, parents have to mediate their use, as DR JOAN IBEZIAKO explains.
Imagine hearing a knock at your front door. As you open the door, to your great surprise you see a baby lying in front of you. Without hesitation, you immediately pick up the infant and bring her out of the cold night and into the warmth of your home and heart.
People who are dying must be accompanied with the love of family members and the care of medical professionals, but there is no requirement that every means available must be used to prolong their lives, Pope Francis said.
The Justice & Peace Department of the archdiocese of Cape Town will be hosting an anti-domestic violence workshop on December 9 as part of the 16 Days of Activism campaign.