The Archbishop of South Africa’s Durban Archdiocese has said that the abuse in society can partly be blamed on men he refers to as the “modern Josephs” who, he further says, are not playing the role for which they were created.
In an attempt to describe the humanitarian crisis in Mozambique, Johan Viljoen who works with the Southern African Catholic Bishops’ Conference (SACBC) recalls a particular heart wrenching image that summed up the Darfur hunger crisis.
Members of the Southern African Catholic Bishops’ Conference (SACBC) have expressed their shock following the police killing of a bystander amid students’ protests at a local university mid last week.
The new Associate Secretary General for the Southern African Catholic Bishops’ Conference (SACBC) has expressed her elation at the appointment, noting that the three-nation entity of Bishops has always been keen on including women at the helm of Church leadership.
The leadership of the Fellowship of Christian Councils in Southern Africa (FOCCISA), an ecumenical organization made up of 12 national Councils in East and Southern Africa, has described Mozambique’s Cabo Delgado crisis as “an African burden” and called for intervention to end the ongoing violence.
Pope Francis has appointed the Archbishop of Durban in South Africa, Wilfrid Cardinal Napier, as the Apostolic Administrator of the Diocese of Eshowe.
Catholic leaders in Africa need to go beyond the issuance of multiple statements in their fight for justice, peace, and reconciliation, a Nigerian Bishop has said in a virtual conference.
While COVID-19 is having devastating effects on the people of God in Southern Africa, the pandemic might have been “providential in some way,” the President of the Southern African Catholic Bishops’ Conference (SACBC) has said.
The disposition of the late Archbishop Abel Gabuza has been likened to that of the Blessed Virgin Mary who said “Yes” to God’s call, accepting and consenting to the will of God for her life.
South Africans have paid glowing tribute to late Archbishop Abel Gabuza who succumbed to COVID-19-related complications Sunday, January 17 aged 65.
Members of the three-nation Conference of Catholic Bishops in Southern Africa have decided to have their first Plenary Assembly in 2012 virtually due to the rising reported cases of COVID-19 and related restrictions, the leadership has announced.
Every time that Moses Makunyane passes by his ancestral home, a sprawling 3,000 hectares of land tucked in the northern province of South Africa, memories of his childhood in a large family flood his mind.
The four-member delegation came face to face with “human tragedy” during their solidarity visit to the Local Ordinary of Mozambique’s Pemba Diocese earlier this month, a Bishop on the delegation has recounted.
Pope Francis has donated 100,000 Euros to support victims of militant attacks in Mozambique’s Cabo Delgado Province within the Catholic Diocese of Pemba.
The need to enhance accountability in the administration of Church resources, the upsurge of COVID-19 reported cases, and corruption are the three issues a Catholic Prelate in South Africa wants duly addressed.
Members of the Southern African Catholic Bishops Conference (SACBC) are appealing for an end to violence in South Africa in the wake of several arson attacks that are targeting trucks driven by foreign nationals in the country.
Members of the three-nation conference in Southern Africa have planned to reach out to the Bishop of Mozambique’s Pemba Diocese in a solidarity visit amid insurgency in Cabo Delgado Province.
Members of the Clergy, Religious and Laity in South Africa have paid glowing tributes to Fr. Emil Blaser, a Religious Missionary Cleric known for founding the first Catholic Radio Station, Radio Veritas who passed on Monday, November 16.
The Pastoral Plan of the Southern African Catholic Bishops’ Conference (SACBC) that was launched at the beginning of this year is set to offer the context under which the planned one-year Diocesan Synod of South Africa’s Pretoria Archdiocese will be held, the leadership of the Archdiocese has said.
Reports of looting and destruction of property amid nationwide protests in Nigeria have “saddened” the Archbishop of Nigeria’s Abuja Archdiocese who has recalled the initially youth-led peaceful demonstrations against the country’s Special Anti-Robbery Squad (SARS).