Category: News

Woman Dumps Acid on Priest Hearing Confessions

A 24-year-old woman dumped sulfuric acid on a priest while he was hearing confessions in the Managua cathedral. Father Mario Guevara, 59, was immediately taken to the hospital and treated for burns. The Archdiocese...

St Benedict’s College Opens Innovative Media Centre

Saint Benedict’s College in Bedfordview, Johannesburg, has a new media centre, offering “not just books on shelves but a space for collaboration and innovation”. Fr J Robert de Sylva Media Centre was officially opened...

New Head for St Agustine’s Primary!

St Augustine’s Primary School in Durban celebrates the appointment of Craig Thomas as the first male principal of the school. A small reception was held at the school. Cardinal Wilfrid Napier attended to give...

Church-Government TB Partnership!

With tuberculosis still the leading cause of death in South Africa — according to the World Health Organisation around 124000 South Africans died from TB in 2016 alone — the Catholic Church has partnered with the health department to provide screening services in three municipal areas.

Archbishop slams ‘Passover Massacre’

The archbishop of Cape Town has strongly criticised the killing of 18 protesters in Gaza by the Israeli Defence Force in what has been called “The Passover Massacre”. “We join with many around the...

CEOs: Will You Use a Wheelchair For a Day?

March is National Intellectual Disability Month and Little Eden Society has a campaign challenging all CEOs to spend one day at work in a wheelchair, to spread awareness about disability and raise much-needed funds for the cost of caring for its family of 300 children and adults with intellectual disabilities.