Category: Letter of the Week

Valuing the Priesthood

Peter Hendricks, Cape Town – Archbishop Buti Tlhagale of Johannesburg, who called for the excommunication of all priests who abuse minors (November 7), should be given the Nobel Peace Prize. His statement shows how...

Trading in Arms is Never Christian

Roy Glover, Knysna – There is so much truth in your editorial “The profit in war”. What has happened is what historian Oswald Spengler predicted a century ago: democracy has become plutocracy, rule by...

Answers on Jesuit Abuse Case

Fr David Rowan SJ, Regional superior, Society of Jesus in South Africa – Although all the issues raised have been addressed in numerous media recently, the Southern Cross letter “Clear answers now on abuse”...