Category: Women and the Church

Durban Hosts Women’s Month Conference

By Kalie Nathanael – The month of August nationally is dedicated to women, and Durban archdiocese’s Justice & Peace Commission has made hosting a conference on young girls and women an annual event. This...

Women Are Drivers of Faith

Kelvin Banda OP – Most theologians in their works on inculturation praise males as the ones responsible for effecting this in a particular culture. Yet, in most African countries, it takes place mainly because...

Faith is Life for Catholic Businesswomen

By Daluxolo Moloantoa – Catholic women are faced with one choice in pursuing financial freedom: a dual capitalist and socialist agenda. This was the message delivered by Dr Anna Mokgokong, chief executive officer of Community...

Catholic Businesswomen Get Together

The Catholic Business Forum is hosting a “power business breakfast” with a special focus on women under the theme “Ethics, Excellence, and Empowerment”. The guest speaker for the August 14 event in Johannesburg will...

Don’t Show Contempt for the Image of God

Exploiting women or treating them like objects is a sin against God, Pope Francis said in his homily during morning Mass at Domus Sanctae Marthae. It will do people good – especially those who enjoy freedom – to reflect on how many women have become “slaves of this throwaway mentality,” he said.