Category: Letter of the Week

Is Marriage a Cultural Concept?

Tony Meehan, Cape Town – Your report “Church reaction to amended polygamy law” details the recognition of the Customary Marriages Act and agrees with the sentiments of providing the equal treatment of women in...

Building a Peaceful City

Sr Angelika Laub OP, Pretoria – The environment on the outskirts of Johannesburg and of any big city is changing quickly. Large areas that used to be covered by grassland, bush or pastures are...

Prepare Now for Christmas Charity!

JM Thomson, Johannesburg – With Christmas approaching quite soon, individuals or Church groups will want to do extra to help the needy. Shelters for street children or homeless people need soap, toothpaste, toothbrushes, face clothes,...

Saintly Newman!

Peter Onesta, Johannesburg – Melissa Villa-lobos experienced the approved miracle that will see Bl John Henry Newman canonised in October. An ultrasound during her pregnancy had shown that she had a bloodclot on the...