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Category: Ntabeni

Show some Leadership, Mr Mbeki!

History, by its nature, is a contested terrain that is mostly written by the victors. But now and then the ghost of the vanquished is resurrected to put things into greater perspective. Thabo Mbeki,...

Evolution in the Garden of Eden

We have recently seen some exciting times as far as the South African scientific community and Catholic faith is concerned. More Stories: Cremation and the Church We Can See Christ in Pope Francis Lessons...

How the Pope is making Enemies

Reading Pope Francis’ encyclical letter Laudato Si’, one is reminded of GK Chesterton’s quip that “capitalism can be as godless and soulless and evil as its counterpart at the other end of the spectrum”....

Pope’s Change of Tone

To say that Pope Francis is shaking the Churchs establishment tree is to state the obviousthe birds have started flurrying and rotten fruit is falling. More Stories: Cremation and the Church Priests Who Sin...

The Case for Traditional Initiation

Few things expose the grave consequences of the breakdown of the family structure in our black communities as the tragic deaths of some boys who go for the school of circumcision. More Stories: Cremation...

Are we Prophets of Doom or Hope?

Everyone talks about our countrys lost moral compass. Our government keeps stumbling from one corruption scandal into another. More Stories: Cremation and the Church Priests Who Sin Jesus in Hell? The Apostles Creed Explained...

Do Liberal Values Represent SA?

Few things trouble me in our country more than our economic policies and the liberal interpretation of our national Constitution. I have written at length about the former on these pages, but not enough...