Southern Africa's National Catholic Weekly

Community Joins Forces to Beat Local Thugs

The Indlulamithi project aims to share sports and academic resources among schools in the Yeoville, Observatory and Bellevue areas, and to work to make routes to schools safer. The project is tied to the Johannesburg Development Agency’s “Our City, Our Block” campaign

We Are ALL Made in God’s Image

Serialong Lebasa, Vereeniging – I read with interest JH Goossens’ letter “Francis is not my preferred pope” and thank him for raising this pertinent issue. Dr Goossens reminds me of how sad I felt...

My Story of the Gentile and the Jew

By Sydney Duval – We arrived in Cape Town on the afternoon of New Year’s Day 1980 after a long haul from Johannesburg, accompanied by the furniture vans. No 2 Highfield Road, Rosebank, was...

Rural Schools Face the Toughest Challenges

For many rural children the promise of a brighter future after the end of apartheid remains unfulfilled, even today. MDUDUZI QWABE explains the state of rural education in SA, and why that must concern...

The Great Commandment

Pope Francis reassured some people and confused others when he reportedly told a young homosexual man that “God made you like that and he loves you like that and I do not care”.