Southern Africa's Catholic Weekly

A Church Divided Will Fall

For as long as we identify ourselves as “us” and “them”, we will remain divided—as a nation, but also as a Church. It’s a continuous fight within the Church between self-proclaimed traditionalists and liberals....

Should Churches Pay Tax?

South Africa has to face a difficult reality. The cupboard is bare. The delinquent children and their friends have eaten the provisions, then eaten the pantry, the house, the electricity and then the whole...

Frs Kgaogelo Ntsie and Tshepo Duik Ordained!

Newly-ordained Frs Kgaogelo Ntsie (second from left) and Tshepo Duik are presented by Archbishop Buti Tlhagale (left) and Bishop Duncan Tsoke at their ordination Mass in St Albert’s church in Vosloorus, archdiocese of Johannesburg....

The Amazing Life of Pauline Jaricot

In 19th-century France, a lay woman made a big difference in evangelisation and missionary work. In a two-part series, COLLEEN CONSTABLE looks at the life of Pauline Jaricot. The remarkable life of Pauline Marie Jaricot, founder...

Commandments for the Road

This week the news will again report frightening statistics of road fatalities on South Africa’s highways as convoys of holiday-makers return home. South African drivers have a deserved reputation of being among the worst...

New year, New Budget!

It’s January. You are feeling the aftermath of the excesses of Christmas, New Year, gift-buying, partying and summer holidays. Your pocket and bank account are probably feeling rather depleted. You are not the only...