Members of the Southern African Catholic Bishops’ Conference (SACBC) have eulogized the late South African politician and Zulu Prince, Mangosuthu Gatsha Buthelezi as a “committed Christian.”
The leadership of the Catholic Archdiocese of Cape Town in South Africa has organized a weekend of prayer for persecuted Christians around the world.
For the first time in the history of South Africa, the country will have two Cardinals after Cardinal-designate Stephen Brislin, the Archbishop of Cape Town, is elevated to the highest rank in the hierarchy of the Catholic Church.
The Archbishop of South Africa’s Cape Town Archdiocese has condemned recent taxi strikes that turned chaotic leading to the death of at least five people, saying that protests should not be used to promote dangerous and anti-democratic activities in the country.
The President of South Africa, Cyril Ramaphosa, has lauded the July 9 naming of Archbishop Stephen Brislin of the country’s Cape Town Archdiocese Cardinal as a “cause for pride”.
Archbishop Protase Rugambwa, the Coadjutor Archbishop of Tabora in Tanzania, who is among the 21 newly named Cardinals has told ACI Africa that he will continue to provide leadership as expected of him as a Cardinal.
Archbishop Stephen Ameyu Martin of Juba in South Sudan, one of the three Africans named Cardinals on July 9, has said that his elevation to Cardinal is for the people of people of God in a country searching for lasting peace, and not for his personal interests.
The naming of Archbishop Stephen Brislin of Cape Town in South Africa among 21 new Cardinals has been met with joy and happiness by members of the Southern African Catholic Bishops' Conference (SACBC).
Three Catholic Church leaders from South Sudan, South Africa, and Tanzania are among the 21 Cardinals that the Holy Father named after reciting the Angelus prayer on Sunday, July 9.
The Local Ordinary of South Sudan’s Juba Archdiocese, whose transfer to the country’s only Metropolitan See was resisted amid multiple protest letters is among the new Cardinals that Pope Francis has named.
Archbishop Stephen Brislin of Cape Town in South Africa, one of the three Africans named Cardinals on Sunday, July 9 says he is “surprised” by his naming.
Catholic Bishops in South Africa are “immensely proud” of South African firefighters who were commissioned to Canada to help fight wildfires.
The ongoing preparations for the Synod on Synodality offer inspiration for the Church’s ministry of evangelization into the future, the Local Ordinary of Cape Town Archdiocese in South Africa has said.
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.
A Catholic Archbishop in South Africa has cautioned against the use of mob justice in the country amid attacks by vigilante groups.
A Catholic Archbishop in South Africa has urged parents in the country to be on the frontline in imparting Catholic education to their children to ensure they are well informed about their faith.
Russia’s invasion of Ukraine disrespects “the sovereignty of each nation”, the spokesperson of the Southern African Catholic Bishops Conference (SACBC), Archbishop Stephen Brislin, has said.
The issues that South Africa is facing, including violence and looting, can be addressed by establishing an economy that will be friendly to the people, the Catholic Archbishop of South Africa’s Cape Town Archdiocese has said.
The Catholic Archbishop of South Africa’s Cape Town Archdiocese has urged the people of God under his pastoral care to continue exercising restraint against singing during Holy Mass to curb COVID-19 infections.
While the recent violent protests in South Africa were generally characterized by vandalism, looting, injuries and loss of human lives, there were people who showed genuine goodness and concern for others, a South African Archbishop has said in a prayerful reflection.