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Latest stories: Archdiocese of Cape Town

Archbishop Stephen Brislin of Cape Town in South Africa. /

As Lockdown is Eased in South Africa, Prelate Urges Vigilance, Says “virus still present”

Days after South Africa’s President eased some COVID-19 restrictions put in five months ago to minimize the spread of the virus, the Archbishop Cape Town has urged the people of God in his Diocese to remain vigilant and continue taking necessary precautions because the coronavirus has not yet been eliminated from the country. 

Bishop Sylvester David,  Auxiliary Bishop of the Archdiocese of Cape Town, South Africa. /

Faith Leaders in South Africa’s Western Cape Designate “solidarity time” with Bereaved

Faith leaders in South Africa’s Western Cape (WC) Province have designated midday Wednesday of every week as a moment for the people of God in the Ecclesiastical region to show their solidarity with those who have lost their loved ones during the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic.

Archbishop Stephen Brislin of Cape Town, South Africa. /

“It is unwise to open churches at this time for public worship”: South African Archbishop

Days after two Local Ordinaries in South Africa announced the postponement of the reopening of churches in their jurisdictions, the Archbishop of Cape Town has also made a similar announcement, saying it is unwise to gather amid increasing COVI-19 infections in the country.

Fr. Noel Andrew Rucastle, newly appointed Bishop  of the Diocese of Oudtshoorn in the Western Cape province of South Africa. /

South Africa’s Oudtshoorn Diocese Gets a New Bishop

Pope Francis has appointed Fr. Noel Andrew Rucastle as the new Bishop of the Diocese of Oudtshoorn in the Western Cape province of South Africa.