Category: Life Issues

Mater Homes Fight Abortion By Helping Women

Twenty years ago a Durban priest took the initiative to provide women in pregnancy crisis with an alternative to abortion. Since then, the Mater homes have become a safe haven for many pregnant women and victims of domestic abuse, as Ilse van Bueren explains.


World Day of the Sick 2017

In a message for the 2017 World Day of the Sick, Pope Francis called for renewed efforts in facing today’s challenges in health care and in promoting...


How Abortion Became Legal in SA

Twenty years ago this week, parliament voted to legalise abortion. MANDLA ZIBI looks back on the events leading to that vote, and the consequences of it today. A few...