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Members of Pastoral Care Office for Migrants and Refugees, Kroonstad Diocese. Credit: Sr. Maria Rissini

Put “word of God into action” in Caring for Migrants, Refugees: Bishop in South Africa

Aug 13, 2022

There is need to put the “Catholic faith and word of God into action” in reaching out to migrants and refugees, the Bishop of South Africa’s Kroonstad Diocese has said. 

Credit: Kroonstad Diocese/Facebook

On Youth Day in South Africa, Catholic Bishop Calls for Bravery among Young People

Jun 17, 2022

A Catholic Bishop in South Africa has, on the occasion of the annual National Youth Day, encouraged young people to foster the virtue of bravery.

Bishop Peter Holiday of South Africa's Kroonstad Diocese. Credit: Kroonstad Diocese

Refugees Undergoing Suffering in South Africa, Catholic Bishop Says, Calls for Compassion

Sep 27, 2021

The inhumane treatment of refugees and migrants in South Africa is a cause for concern for a Catholic Bishop in the country who is calling for compassion toward those who have fled from various forms of instability in their respective home countries.

Bishop Peter Holiday of South Africa's Kroonstad Diocese. Credit: Kroonstad Diocese

In Revised Guidelines, Bishop in South Africa Urges Adherence to COVID-19 Protocols

Jul 28, 2021

In revised guidelines following the relax restrictions on public worship in South Africa, a Catholic Bishop in the country has urged the faithful to strictly adhere to COVID-19 preventive measures.

Catholics observing COVID-19 directives during Mass at St. Patrick's Cathedral in South Africa's Kroonstad Diocese. Credit: Diocese of Kroonstad/Facebook

Amid Surge in South Africa’s COVID-19 Cases, Bishop Urges Adherence to Preventive Measures

Jun 6, 2021

The Catholic Bishop of South Africa’s Kroonstad Diocese has, in a statement, urged Catholics to strictly adhere to COVID-19 preventive measures amid a surge in infections in the country, especially in the territory covered by the Diocese.

Bishop Peter Holiday of South Africa's Kroonstad Diocese / Southern African Catholic Bishops' Conference (SACBC)

To Get COVID-19 Vaccine, Individual “to make that choice”: Bishop in South Africa

Feb 15, 2021

A Catholic Bishop has asked South Africans to make a personal decision on whether or not they want to get vaccinated against COVID-19.

Bishop Peter John Holiday with the newly ordained priest, Fr. Thabang Shilane during the ordination Mass on Saturday, December 5. / Facebook Page Kroonstad Diocese

As Priest, “be outward looking, be for others”: South African Bishop at Ordination

Dec 8, 2020

On the occasion of a Priestly ordination in South Africa over the weekend, the Bishop who preached encouraged the new Priest to cultivate “a big heart” that is concerned with the needs of others in line with Pope Francis’ latest Encyclical, Fratelli Tutti.