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Category: Ntabeni

Silence Where Words Fail You

The silent grief when faced with unimaginable suffering at the hands of evil. The haunting image of the solitary figure of a seemingly broken Pope Francis on his visit to Auschwitz-Birkenau in Poland during World...

What Mom Taught Me About Fatherhood

Every father, sooner or later, is required to give up his child to the wilderness and trust in the providence of God. That was my mother’s response to the concerns I have about my...

So much hot air in SA’s political debate

When the Catholic Parliamentary Liaison Office (CPLO) hosted a roundtable debate on the election for the three major political parties recently, I was glad the United Democratic Movement, the party I represent, was not...

Ntsikana

The Spirit of Ntsikana and Nxele

Reading the history of black liberation in Southern Africa one is confronted by two things: how the people, under heightened political tensions, tend to appeal to numinous forces for solutions. And how “men of...