Category: Bishops’ View

The Hate Speech Bill: A Blessing or Danger?

A new proposed law will make hate speech and incitement a prosecutable crime. Bishop VICTOR PHALANA sees the point of such a law — and big risks. Parliament will debate a proposed law that will make hate speech illegal. The draft of the Prevention and Combating of Hate Crimes and Hate Speech Bill still needs revision, especially in terms of conforming to the Constitution.

In Awe of the Eucharist

By Archbishop Buti Tlhagale OMI – Pope John Paul II declared 2005 the Year of the Eucharist.  At the conclusion of that year, he canonised five saints distinguished...

God’s instruction manual

By Cardinal Wilfrid Napier OFM Last week I aimed to explain what God has to do with morals and service delivery. Allow me to explain further. The...

The priesthood today

By Bishop Stephen Brislin The ministerial priesthood has its foundation in the Priesthood of Christ which therefore forms the starting point for the understanding of priesthood.