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Archbishop Buti Joseph Tlhagale, a member of the United Nations High Commission for Refugees (UNHCR) - Religions for Peace Multi-Religious Council of Leaders. Credit: IMBISA

On World Refugee Day, South African Archbishop Calls on Host Nations to Be “welcoming”

Jun 21, 2022

On annual World Refugee Day observed on June 20, the Catholic Archbishop of Johannesburg in South Africa has called on host nations to incorporate international laws in their policies about refugees and foster “practices of welcoming” them.

Archbishop Buti Joseph Tlhagale of South Africa's Johannesburg Archdiocese. Credit: Sacred Photos ZA/Sheldon Reddiar

At Easter, Humanity is “restored to image, likeness of God”: Archbishop in South Africa

Apr 17, 2022

The celebration of Easter commemorates the event that restored humanity’s image and likeness of God that had been established at creation and lost with the original sin, a Catholic Archbishop in South Africa has said.

Cover page of the book titled “Bienvenu Shelter: 20 Years of Welcoming, Caring and Empowering.” Credit: CSEM

Newly Launched Book Narrates Missionary Service to Refugee Women in Johannesburg: Editor

Mar 23, 2022

The editor of the book, “Bienvenu Shelter: 20 Years of Welcoming, Caring and Empowering”, has said that the publication provides insight into the ministry of the Missionary Sisters of St. Charles Borromeo, the Scalabrinians, with refugee women and their children in the Archdiocese of Johannesburg. 

Archbishop Buti Joseph Tlhagale of South Africa's Johannesburg Archdiocese. Credit: SACBC

Theme of Synodality “breath of fresh air” to Migrants, Refugees: South African Archbishop

Mar 17, 2022

The theme of the Synod on Synodality is a relief for those on the move including the refugees and migrants for they have a chance to participate and be heard, a Catholic Archbishop in South Africa has said.

Archbishop Buti Joseph Tlhagale of South Africa's Johannesburg Archdiocese. Credit: SACBC

Consider Refugees, Migrants “new missionary territory,” South African Archbishop Says

Jan 1, 2022

The Archbishop of South Africa’s Johannesburg Archdiocese has expressed concern about the difficult lives of refugees and migrants, especially their challenging search for settlement, and suggested that the vulnerable group be considered “a new missionary territory”.

Archbishop Buti Joseph Tlhagale of South Africa's Johannesburg Archdiocese. Credit: SACBC

Create Migrant, Refugee Offices in Parishes, South African Catholic Archbishop Proposes

Dec 31, 2021

The plight of refugees and migrants as far as documentation is concerned can be addressed by the creation of an office that specifically deals with this vulnerable group in each Catholic Parish, a Catholic Archbishop in South Africa has proposed.

South Africa's Archbishop Buti Tlhagale, OMI/ Credit: Southern African Catholic Bishops' Conference (SACBC)

South African Archbishop Appointed to Global Body Advocating for Displaced People’s Rights

Apr 24, 2021

The Archbishop of South Africa’s Archdiocese of Johannesburg has been appointed as a member of the Multi-Religious Council of Leaders that seeks to address the root causes of conflict and displacement in the world.

Archbishop Buti Tlhagale  of the Archdiocese of Johannesburg, South Africa.

Church in South Africa Suspends Holy Week Celebrations amid Dwindling Resources

Mar 20, 2020

As South Africa battles to curb the spread of COVID-19, with officials confirming the first cases of local transmission, including four children aged under six years, the Catholic Church in the Archdiocese of Johannesburg has announced that little will be done to mark the Holy Week and Easter celebrations, even as Parishes in the Archdiocese run short of financial resources.