Southern Africa's Catholic Weekly

I Like a Touch of Gothic

  One of my hobbies is to research the links between the scholastic frame of mind and architecture. It goes back to my varsity days when I had to study the history of architecture....

Priest Builds House for Poor Family

By Sr Phatsimo Ramokgwebana SC – A  priest built a house and then handed it over to a single mother of ten children. Fr Foster Olator is stationed at Lwapa la Lerato parish in Jwaneng,...

The Future of Sex Work

When Jesus ministered to and even socialised with prostitutes, he gave his followers a mandate to aid these most widely reviled women in society.

Christians must Live the Beatitudes, not just Preach them

With songs, poetry and dance – including hip-hop – young people shared with Pope Francis and members of the Synod of Bishops some of their life stories, hopes, dreams and, especially, questions. The late-afternoon...

Pentecost Fire, Not Stagnant Pool, Should Describe Church

Perhaps “a pebble of spiritual disruption” needs to be dropped into the “stagnant pools” where the Catholic Church’s enthusiasm for the Gospel and for mission have been allowed to wane, the archbishop of Melbourne...