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Cape Town Archdiocese

Archbishop Stephen Brislin. Credit: Courtesy Photo

South Africans “have right to be protected”: Catholic Bishops to State after Shootings

Jul 14, 2022

Following last weekend shootings in multiple South African taverns, Catholic Bishops in the country are calling on the government to provide security to South Africans.

Bishop Sylvester David, Auxiliary Bishop of the Archdiocese of Cape Town, South Africa. Credit: Courtesy Photo

Respect Sacred Places, Dress Properly for Church, South African Catholic Bishop Says

Nov 20, 2021

The Auxiliary Bishop of South Africa’s Cape Town Archdiocese has cautioned the people of God in the Archdiocese against disrespecting sacred places in their manner of dressing and inability to maintain silence while participating in religious functions.

Bishop Sylvester David, Auxiliary Bishop of the Archdiocese of Cape Town, South Africa. Credit: Courtesy Photo

Claim “We have always done it that way” Poison for Church’s Life: South African Bishop

Oct 18, 2021

The tendency to be opposed to change through the claim that “we have always done it that way” is dangerous for the Church in modern times, a Catholic Bishop in South Africa has said.

Archbishop Stephen Brislin of South Africa’s Cape Town Archdiocese. Credit: Cape Town Archdiocese

Situation in South Africa Similar to “Israelite’s time in the desert”: Catholic Archbishop

Jul 24, 2021

A Catholic Archbishop in South Africa has favorably compared the situation in the country amid violent protests and COVID-19 pandemic with the experience of the people of Israel in the wilderness.

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If South Africa’s Violence “masterminded”, It is for “own self-preservation”: Archbishop

Jul 19, 2021

If the recent violent protests and attacks in South Africa were masterminded, the motivation was driven by selfishness and efforts toward “self-preservation”, a Catholic Archbishop in the country has said.

Bishop Sylvester David, Auxiliary Bishop of the Archdiocese of Cape Town, South Africa. Credit: Courtesy Photo

Catholic Bishop in South Africa Calls for Protection of Life amid Surging COVID-19 Cases

Jun 12, 2021

The Auxiliary Bishop of South Africa’s Cape Town Archdiocese has called on Christians and the public to do everything within their power to promote and protect life amid surging cases of COVID-19 infection in the country.

Archbishop Stephen Brislin of South Africa’s Cape Town Archdiocese. / Facebook Page Cape Town Archdiocese.

The Year 2020 “must teach us of the need to change,” South African Archbishop Reflects

Jan 9, 2021

A South African Archbishop has, in a reflection, termed the year 2020 one with lessons on the need to change, for the better, how we relate with God, with others, and with oneself amid COVID-19 restrictions.

Archbishop Stephen Brislin of South Africa’s Cape town Archdiocese. / Facebook Page Archdiocese of Cape Town.

On South Africa’s Reconciliation Day, Archbishop Urges Christians to Walk the Talk

Dec 16, 2020

On the occasion of the annual Day of Reconciliation in South Africa, an Archbishop has called on the people of God within his pastoral jurisdiction to walk the talk, matching their behavior with their Christian beliefs.  

Feast of Our Lady of the Rosary Wednesday, October 7, 2020.

Why Praying the Rosary is “so special, so powerful,” South African Prelate Explains

Oct 7, 2020

On the Memorial of Our Lady of the Rosary celebrated on Wednesday, October 7, the Archbishop of South Africa’s Cape Town Archdiocese has, in a video reflection, highlighted five reasons that make praying the Rosary “so special and so powerful.”

Archbishop Stephen Brislin of South African’s Cape Town Archdiocese. / Archbishop Stephen Brislin/Facebook Page

Allow Gospel Challenge “preconceived ideas, who we think God is”: South African Prelate

Oct 3, 2020

The Archbishop of South African’s Cape Town Archdiocese has, in a video reflection, underscored the need to interact with the word of God in the scriptures, allowing the message to challenge “our preconceived ideas,” including our image of God.

Bishop Sylvester David, Auxiliary Bishop of South Africa’s Cape Town Archdiocese. / Cape Town Archdiocese/Facebook Page.

“My behavior has to take event of pandemic into account,” South African Prelate Cautions

Sep 25, 2020

A South African Bishop has, in a video message, cautioned against laxity and the flouting of COVID-19 measures in the name of “personal freedom” and advocated for responsible behavior.

South Africa’s Cape Town Archdiocese Considers Deferment of Matrimony amid COVID-19

Sep 12, 2020

The leadership of South Africa’s Cape Town Archdiocese has advised couples to consider deferring the celebration of the Sacrament of Matrimony due to the COVID-19 restrictions.