Southern Africa's Catholic Weekly

Pope: World Needs to be Healed, not Condemned

Taking their cue from Christ, moral theologians can see that people need to be liberated and healed, not condemned, Pope Francis said. But the earth — humanity’s common home — is also in great...

Bene Merenti Medal for Pretoria Parishioner

In recognition of her lifetime of service to the Church, 97-year-old Amalia Snyman received from Archbishop William Slattery the Bene Merenti papal medal and certificate in her home parish of Maria Regina in Pretoria....

Let’s Look Again at Sacraments Fees

Maria Joag, Cape Town – Regarding the cost of the sacraments and the need for the Church to survive in Fr Chris Townsend’s column “Let’s talk about money”, I believe the Church needs good...

World Youth Day in South Africa?

The announcement that the next World Youth Day, in 2022, will be held in Lisbon, disappointed many Africans who are still waiting for the event to be hosted on their continent. There are indeed...