In exercising his Episcopal Ministry, the new Vicar Apostolic of the Apostolic Vicariate of Ingwavuma in South Africa will need to be “shepherd who unites the flock”, the Catholic Archbishop of the country’s Bloemfontein Archdiocese has said.
Pope Francis has appointed a South Africa-based Professor of chemistry as a member of the Pontifical Academy of Social Sciences.
Catholic women have the mission to contribute to the bringing up of young girls into Catholic faith and practice through mentorship and animation initiatives, the Auxiliary Bishop of Pretoria Archdiocese in South Africa has said.
Episcopal Ministry is built around the fostering of unity among the people of God “without any prejudice”, the Catholic Archbishop of South Africa’s Durban Archdiocese has told the Bishop who is to assist him in the pastoral care and administration of the Metropolitan See.
Wilfrid Fox Cardinal Napier has criticized policies of the West, including bans on prayers in zones around abortion clinics in the United Kingdom (UK) ahead of the coronation of King Charles III.
The Sabbath should be a moment “to close the factory and shut down the computer”, the Auxiliary Bishop of Cape Town Archdiocese in South Africa has said, underscoring the importance of rest.
The Catholic Bishop of Mthatha Diocese in South Africa has urged the leaders in the country to invest in rural areas, facilitating the establishment of industries there.
Protracted violent conflicts in African countries has brought about the phenomenon of “stateless children” on the continent, the Catholic Archbishop of Johannesburg in South Africa has said.
The refusal to accept migrants in South Africa goes against “divine commandment” and the Christian call to give special consideration to “the stranger, the widow, and the orphan”, Wilfrid Fox Cardinal Napier has said.
South Africans risk receiving a taste of their own medicine in the future should they continue mistreating migrants and refugees who have settled in the country, a Catholic Archbishop in the country has warned.
Disputes over land in South Africa can be linked to inability of the citizens to realize “social cohesion”, the Bishop of the country’s Catholic Diocese of Mariannhill has said.
Pope Francis stands out for adopting a pastoral style of leadership, which has left the Church polarized, the Bishop of Mthatha in South Africa has said.
Pope Francis chose a name and followed it, assuming a life of simplicity like his prototype, the Bishop of Mthatha Diocese in South Africa has observed, and urged the people of God to be true to the meaning of their respective names in the example of the Holy Father.
Pope Francis has appointed Mons. Vusumuzi Francis Mazibuko as the new Vicar Apostolic for the Apostolic Vicariate of Ingwavuma in South Africa.
The violence that has characterized health workers’ strike in South Africa contradicts the “oath to save lives” that medical practitioners take, the Catholic Bishop of the country’s Mthatha Diocese has said.
Pope Francis is celebrating his 10th anniversary as leader of the Catholic Church on Monday, March 13.
Human trafficking in the nine countries under the Inter-Regional Meeting of the Bishops of Southern Africa (IMBISA) is “a scandalous industry” that goes against the rights of persons in all aspects , the Catholic Bishop overseeing a regional Catholic Bishops’ department for the Migrants and Refugees has decried.
At the heart of every season of lent, there is a renewed call for conversion, and change of direction of one’s life, the Bishop of the Catholic Diocese of Port Elizabeth in South Africa has said.
A Catholic Bishop in South Africa has advocated for the needy and vulnerable in society, emphasizing the need to “reach out” to individuals who depend on the support of others for their respective livelihood.
Caritas South Africa is appealing for “cash donations” to reach out to thousands of people affected by floods in Komani, Eastern Cape, in the Catholic Diocese of Queenstown.