Category: Letter of the Week

Take Care Judging!

Adrian Kettle, Cape Town – Hoist with my own petard! Shock/Horror! Judge, Jury and Executioner! At Mass, a parishioner near me was looking at a smartphone during the first reading. Nosey me, all righteous...

Youngsters Need Guidance – As I did!

Peter Hendricks, Cape Town – A message from the recent Synod on Youth was “listen to young people”, and this is true, but many young people haven’t passed first base yet. Bill Gates gave...

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...