Southern Africa's National Catholic Weekly

Disability Conference Takes a Hard Look at Society’s Issues

A centre for people with intellectual disabilities expects to benefit from the outcome of a conference it hosted. Enkuthazweni Centre in Nemato, Eastern Cape, consists of a school for children with intellectual disabilities, a rehab centre for those with severe or multiple disabilities, and a skills centre for young adults with intellectual disabilities.

A Pilgrimage on the Trail of Abbot Pfanner

One needn’t go to Spain for a Camino: a local walking pilgrimage is available on the trail of Abbot Pfanner in KwaZulu-Natal. JUDITH SHIER describes her experience and that of her fellow pilgrims of...

Joy as Oblates Merge at Unification Mass

There was great excitement at the unification Mass of the three former provinces of the Oblates of Mary Immaculate, including the mission into Zimbabwe, at St Charles’ church in Victory Park, Johannesburg. Fr Neil...

Let Communion Unite Christians

Patrick Dacey, Johannesburg – Dutch Cardinal Wim Eijk of Utrecht has taken issue with Pope Francis’ supposed failure to give clear guidance to German cardinals on whether non-Catholic partners of Catholics should be allowed...

Pope’s Letter to Catholics in Chile

“A church with wounds doesn’t place itself at the centre, it doesn’t think itself perfect, it doesn’t look to cover up and conceal its evil, but instead places them before the only one who...