Southern Africa's Catholic Weekly

Loadshedding and Time Travel

The Southern Cross has been publishing cartoons on its back page drawn by Conrad Burke since the early 90s. We have decided to make them available online! Mr Burke is a parishioner at Most...

Mass Readings: 29 March – 5 April, 2020

Liturgical Calendar Year A – Weekday Cycle Year 2 Sunday March 29, 5th Sunday of Lent Ezekiel 37:12-14, Psalm 130:1-8, Romans 8:8-11, John 11:1-45 Monday March 30 Daniel 13:1-9, 15-17, 19-30, 33-62, Psalm 23,...

Bishop Sipuka: Look at Root Causes of Femicide

By Magdalene Kahiu – AS South Africa struggles to curb alarming rates of gender-based killings targeting women and girls, a bishop has highlighted the need to identify the root cause of violence targeting women for...

We Are All in This Together!

US-based Tony Magliano looks at Covid-19 in his home country and his government’s response to it.  “The worst is, yes, ahead of us,” said Dr. Anthony Fauci, U.S. director of the National Institute of...

St Joseph’s Cedara Gets A New Chancellor

This year marks the 30th anniversary of St Joseph’s Theological Institute (SJTI) in Cedara, near Pietermaritzburg. The institution grew out of the Oblate Scholasticate, which for its 46 years until 1989 had accepted only...