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.
A South African Cleric has, in a reflection, shared his observations on “visible repercussions” of the COVID-19 pandemic, which he says has negatively affected the people of God in the country.
There is no proper information on the COVID-19 vaccine that is set to be administered to South Africans to combat the coronavirus, which is fast spreading in the country, a Catholic Bishop in the country has said.
A reported surge in COVID-19 cases alongside deaths in religious communities in South Africa is a cause for concern, the leadership of the Conference of Catholic Sisters in the country has said in a statement shared with ACI Africa.
A majority of women in South Africa are living in fear of abuse during COVID-19 lockdown, leaders of various Religious Orders and Societies of Apostolic Life in southern Africa have observed in their collective message to commemorate this year’s Women’s Day.