Members of the College of Consultors of the Catholic Diocese of Kroonstad in South Africa have elected a Diocesan Administrator to govern the Episcopal See following the resignation of Bishop Peter John Holiday at the age of 70.
Pope Francis has accepted the resignation of Bishop Peter John Holiday of the Catholic Diocese of Kroonstad in South Africa.
There is need to put the “Catholic faith and word of God into action” in reaching out to migrants and refugees, the Bishop of South Africa’s Kroonstad Diocese has said.
A Catholic Bishop in South Africa has, on the occasion of the annual National Youth Day, encouraged young people to foster the virtue of bravery.
The inhumane treatment of refugees and migrants in South Africa is a cause for concern for a Catholic Bishop in the country who is calling for compassion toward those who have fled from various forms of instability in their respective home countries.