A Catholic Bishop in South Africa has called on Ugandan nationals to ensure they are living in the country legally and make every effort to integrate with natives, including learning local languages.
Bishop Joseph Mary Kizito of the Southern African Catholic Bishops Conference (SACBC) has called for “joint advocacy” in countering xenophobic sentiments in South Africa.
The Catholic Bishop of South Africa’s Aliwal Diocese has, in a pastoral letter, announced pre-synod meetings in his Episcopal See to deliberate on Synod on Synodality ahead of its solemn opening in each particular Church planned for October 17.
The journey of South Africa’s Aliwal Diocese with child immigrants from neighboring Kingdom of Lesotho has been one of blood, sweat and tears.
The Bishop of South Africa’s Aliwal Diocese has asked families in the Catholic Diocese to go back to conducting worship in the safety of their homes following a fresh suspension of public worship in the country that is weighed down by COVID-19 infections and deaths.
South Africa’s Aliwal Diocese is planning a five-week program on reflections that are aimed at bringing people back to Church after a protracted COVID-19 lockdown in the country.
The Catholic Diocese of Aliwal in South Africa has a variety of options for this year’s Ash Wednesday, including getting ashes from unused previous years’ palm branches.
There is no proper information on the COVID-19 vaccine that is set to be administered to South Africans to combat the coronavirus, which is fast spreading in the country, a Catholic Bishop in the country has said.