Swiss Cardinal Kurt Koch, president of the Pontifical Council for Promoting Christian Unity, cancelled his participation in an upcoming Mass because one of the celebrants is a newly ordained priest with a history of...
Zimbabwe’s political and economic climate is still quite fragile, according to a report compiled by members of the Denis Hurley Peace Institute (DHPI) who visited Zimbabwe last month for the first time since Emerson...
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.
The Durban Gospel Choir will be performing a musical concert on Freedom Day, April 27 from 16:00 to 18:00 at the Emmanuel Cathedral in Durban in a programme entitled “Songs of Hope and Freedom.”
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...
Johannesburg archdiocese, as part of the year-long bicentennial of the Catholic Church in South Africa, will celebrate with Mass and the rosary on April 21 at the Mother of Mercy Shrine in Magaliesburg.
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.
Precious Blood Sister Hermenegild Makoro, the secretary- general of the Southern African Catholic Bishops’ Conference who was first appointed to the commission in 2014, said the last three years had been a learning curve for her.
St Joseph’s Theological Institute will hold its fifth academic conference from April 5-7 at its campus in Cedara, near Pietermaritzburg. This year’s theme is “Formation for Mission and Ministry”, relating to the Synod of Bishops on Young People, the Faith and Vocational Discernment to be held in Rome in October.
Four new Missionary Sisters of the Precious Blood made their final profession at a Mass concelebrated by Fr Gordon Rees, national director of Missio SACBC, and Fr Yves La Fontaine CMM, with the Ixopo choir accompanying the serv
Every year a priests’ lunch for the Pietermaritzburg and Vulindlela deanery is held at St Mary’s parish in Maritzburg.
De La Salle Holy Cross College Junior School in Victory Park, Johannesburg, has a new principal — and he is an old boy of the school. Neil Berndsen has taken up the position as headmaster this month.