Category: Eucharist

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: 10 Years for St Kizito...

First Communions at Corpus Christi, Wynberg!

Corpus Christi parish in Wynberg, Cape Town, celebrated the First Communion of 2018 candidates. They are seen with (back from left) Deacon Lionel Cooper; Fr Camilo Simoes SAC, the Pallottine provincial visiting from India;...

When May Non-Catholics Receive Communion?

While some German bishops have decided that non-Catholic spouses of Catholics may receive Communion in individual cases according to pastoral needs, inter-Communion in Southern Africa is governed by the Southern African Catholic Bishops’ Conference’s “Directory on Ecumenism”, which was approved by the Holy See and released in 2003.

Let Communion Unite Christians

Patrick Dacey, Johannesburg – Dutch Cardinal Wim Eijk of Utrecht has taken issue with Pope Francis’ supposed failure to give clear guidance to German cardinals on whether non-Catholic partners of Catholics should be allowed...