Cape Town

Archbishop Stephen Brislin of South Africa's Cape Town Archdiocese. Credit: Cape Town Archdiocese/Facebook

South Africa’s Challenges Can Be Solved by “right economy”, Catholic Archbishop Says

Jan 27, 2022

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 iconic Cathedral of Our Lady of the Flight into Egypt, Cape Town which was vandalised on Saturday, April 18.

Oldest Cathedral in South Africa Desecrated, Prelate Asks Faithful to Offer Reparation

Apr 21, 2020

Our Lady of the Flight into Egypt Cathedral of South Africa's Cape Town Archdiocese, the oldest Cathedral in the country, which is also referred to as St. Mary’s Cathedral, was vandalized last Saturday, a Church official has confirmed.

Ms. Dominique Yon with Pope Francis / Dominique Yon

South African Appointed to New Vatican-based Youth Advisory Body “surprised, honored”

Nov 28, 2019

A year after the Synod of Bishops' special assembly on Young People, Faith and Vocational Discernment proposed the creation of an advisory body that would reinforce the work done by the Vatican-based Youth Office of the Dicastery for Laity, Family and Life, one of the 20 members appointed to the newly established International Youth Advisory Body, South African Dominique Yon, has shared with ACI Africa about her reaction at the news of her appointment announced Sunday, November 24.

Toward Cape Town 2019 Pilgrimage of Trust organized by Taizé ecumenical Community. / Taizé

Cape Town 2019 Pilgrimage of Trust: “opportunity to live out fraternity” in South Africa

Sep 17, 2019

The upcoming Cape Town 2019 Pilgrimage of Trust has been termed “an opportunity to live out fraternity” in South Africa where recent xenophobic attacks have seen some African countries repatriate their citizens.