Southern Africa's Catholic Weekly

The Pitfalls of Mission

Sometimes Pope Francis reveals a surprising blunt side. One such episode was told by the Holy Father himself. Talking to Jesuits in Mozambique during last month’s papal visit there, the pope recalled an encounter...

Saint John Henry Newman Prayer

Saint John Henry Newman Prayer May the Lord support us all the day long, Till the shades lengthen and the evening comes, and the busy world is hushed, and the fever of life is...

Banners Unfurled as Faithful Share Stories of Five Saints

By Cindy Wooden – The Vatican hung banners of the Catholic Church’s newly canonised saints four days before the Mass that would officially recognise that they are in heaven with God. While the hanging...

The Indian Nun Who Will Be Saint Tomorrow

When Pope Francis canonises a group of saints on October 13, an Indian nun will be among them. ANTO AKKARA explains why Indians have a devotion to Bl Mariam Thresia. Even Hindus are eagerly looking...