By Bronwen Dachs – With general elections over, South Africa’s Catholic bishops urged the new president to focus on jobs for young people and rooting out state corruption. “We call on the ruling party to...
The internet facilitates sexual exploitation, a category of child abuse, according to experts in this field interviewed by Catholic News Service. The internet also, they say, enables near universal access to violent pornography, with...
Marriage is not easy, and sometimes it simply fails. Tshiamo Stephen Takongwa, a marriage counsellor, argues that Church and society should be compassionate towards divorcees, helping them to heal. Summer! It’s that time of...
The Mass in Kampala, Uganda, marked the start of a year of celebrations of the 50th anniversary of the founding of SECAM, the Symposium of Episcopal Conferences of Africa and Madagascar.
Ideological colonisation is a form of persecution that seeks to obliterate the past, eradicate what makes people different and impose uniformity, Pope Francis said.
The flood of revelations about sexual harassment and assault, whether in Washington or Hollywood, is unlikely to stop anytime soon. The walls of denial built up by position and self-protective ignorance have been breached. If the tragic revelations of the Catholic Church’s sex abuse crisis are any guide, the process of reckoning with problems that have been avoided for decades will itself take decades.
US-based Research into the growing phenomenon of secularism provides interesting answers – people don’t identify solely as flat-out atheists
We explore some practical ways in which we can fight against corruption as individuals and as a community of believers in order to show society that the Christian standard in issues of ethics, morality and conduct is higher than what we normally see in our daily lives.
Tavern owners from Khuma, Kanana, Tigane, and Jouberton in Klerksdorp diocese mobilised their patrons, and attended an event as part of the HeForShe campaign.
Although prisoners must pay a price for their crimes, incarceration must not be used as a method of torture but rather an opportunity to become contributing members of society, Pope Francis said.
Iceland is on its way to “eliminate” people with Down syndrome, a report from CBS News explained, causing uproar in the pro-life community over the high numbers of abortions following prenatal diagnosis of Down syndrome.
What is the nature of human trafficking in South Africa, who is involved in it and where do trafficked people come from? And what can we do to fight this modern slavery? JESSICA DEWHURST looks at answers to these questions.