Bishops in Southern Africa

Bishop Duncan Theodore Tsoke, delivering the Lenten message of Bishops in Southern Africa. Credit: SACBC

Encourage Catholics to “give more” During Lent: Bishops in Southern Africa Tell Priests

Mar 3, 2022

Catholic Bishops in Eswatini, Botswana, and South Africa are calling on Priests in the three Southern African nations to encourage the people of God under their pastoral care to “give more freely” to the Bishops Lenten Appeal (BLA) initiative.   

Image of buildings burning in the ongoing Israeli-Palestinian violence. Credit: Courtesy Photo

Catholic Bishops in Southern Africa Encourage Dialogue to End Israeli-Palestinian Conflict

May 17, 2021

Members of the Southern African Catholic Bishops’ Conference (SACBC) are calling on Israeli and Palestinian leaders to engage in dialogue and put an end to the ongoing violence.

Archbishop Peter Bryan Wells, Apostolic Nuncio to South Africa, Namibia, Botswana, Lesotho, and Swaziland.

Nuncio Encourages Bishops in Southern Africa to “become models of the joy of Christ”

Jan 24, 2020

At the ongoing Plenary Assembly of the Bishops in Botswana, South Africa and Swaziland, the Papal representative in the region, Archbishop Peter Bryan Wells outlined, on Wednesday, January 22, five characteristics of missionary episcopate that the Holy Father desires of serving Bishops as explained in Pope Francis’ Apostolic Exhortation Evangelii Gaudium and that “the bishop must become a model of the joy of Christ.”