The need to bring stability in family life, repairing families that are “broken”, is among the highlights of the ongoing preparations for the Synod on Synodality in South Africa’s Johannesburg Archdiocese, Archbishop Buti Joseph Tlhagale has said.
Religious leaders in South Africa need to “create personal relationships” with the country’s Department of Home Affairs that handles immigration issues to address the plight of migrants and refugees, a Catholic Archbishop in the country has said.
The cause for beatification of the founders of Little Eden Society, a non-profit South African entity that provides life-long care to hundreds of “children and adults with profound intellectual disability”, is progressing as per the given guidelines, a Catholic Priest involved in the process has said.
The recently published book, “Embrace difference: The journey of an African mother with her autistic son”, is about personal experiences of living with a child with autism, the author of the 10-chapter book told ACI Africa in a recent interview.
A Catholic Priest in South Africa is, in his new book, advocating for traditional methods of resolving conflicts in what he has described as “justice under the tree”.
A Catholic Priest ministering in Zimbabwe’s Mutare Diocese has, in an interview with ACI Africa, expressed concern about the increasing number of “undocumented and unaccompanied children” entering South Africa.
A Caritas official in South Africa has said the damage to infrastructure is hindering efforts to reach out to those affected by the floods in the Southeastern Province of KwaZulu-Natal.
A Catholic Bishop in South Africa has challenged citizens of the African nation to respond to the aftermath of the deadly floods in parts of KwaZulu Natal Province “in a new way” and that they should not “go back to building houses on sand”.
The Catholic Archbishop of Durban in South Africa has reassured those affected by deadly floods in KwaZulu-Natal Province of God’s continued presence amid loss of hundreds of human life and destruction of property.
The newly elected president of the Leadership Conference of Consecrated Life of Southern Africa (LCCLSA) has, in an interview with ACI Africa, said he will seek to strengthen the communion of Religious Orders and Societies of Apostolic Life.
Assisting victims of human trafficking and the raising of awareness about the vice are among the top priorities of Talitha Kum South Africa, the newly launched Southern African branch of the International Network of Consecrated Life Against Trafficking in Persons, an official of the entity has said in an interview.
The newly appointed Bishop of South Africa’s Kokstad Diocese has, in an interview with ACI Africa, said he will seek to foster the “Synodal process” when he takes canonical possession of his Episcopal See.
A Catholic Archbishop in South Africa has cautioned against the use of mob justice in the country amid attacks by vigilante groups.
Pope Francis has appointed the Superior General of the Congregation of Mariannhill Missionaries (CMM) as the Bishop of the Catholic Diocese of Kokstad in South Africa.
The Catholic Bishop of Umtata Diocese in South Africa has called on students to integrate religion and science.
Faith leaders under the Southern African Faith Communities Environment Institute (SAFCEI) have expressed concern about the promotion of green revolution, which fosters the use of chemicals and high-yield crop varieties in view of realizing large-scale food production in Africa.
A Catholic youth leader in South Africa has said the ongoing preparations for the Synod on Synodality offers an opportunity for many voices to be heard including those of young people in Africa.
The Catholic Bishop of South Africa’s Tzaneen Diocese, Bishop João Noé Rodrigues, has directed members of the Clergy to spearhead the prayer of the Holy Rosary in their respective communities in solidarity with the “suffering of Eastern Europe”.
Participants in the first meeting of Catholic University Rectors that brought together representatives from four Southern African countries of Angola, Mozambique, South Africa, and Zimbabwe earlier this week called for the creation of a regional forum, an official has told ACI Africa.
Catholic Bishops in Africa have, in separate statements, responded to Pope Francis’ call for prayer and consecration of Russia and Ukraine scheduled to take place on the Solemnity of the Annunciation, Friday, March 25.