The Catholic Bishop of South Africa’s Kimberley Diocese has said that Catholic schools as communities have a responsibility of upholding and promoting faith and learning as two natural partners that cannot be separated.
Those involved in the youth ministry of the Southern African Catholic Bishops’ Conference (SACBC) have been urged to reach out to all young people in the Church irrespective of their membership in any Church sodality group.
An envisaged Catholic Parish health apostolate aims to raise awareness about mental issues, an official of the entity behind the initiative has said.
The leadership of the Catholic Institute of Education (CIE) in South Africa is calling on security agencies in the country to look into the multiple cases of attacks on Principals and teachers in the Southern African nation.
Officials of the Catholic Institute of Education (CIE) have expressed concern about brutal attacks on learning institutions, learners, and the staff in South Africa.
A Catholic Missionary Nun in South Africa is advocating for the introduction of human trafficking education in schools as a key way of combatting the vice.
A Catholic Nun in South Africa has lauded Pope Francis for putting a spotlight on women Religious in his prayer intention for February this year.
The Catholic Archbishop of South Africa’s Pretoria Archdiocese has reinstated the obligation to take part in Holy Mass on Sundays, which had been suspended across the country in 2020 amid COVID-19 restrictions.
Members of the Southern African Catholic Bishops’ Conference (SACBC) have launched a HIV/AIDS monitoring and sensitization program that is aimed at ensuring that millions of citizens in their region who are living with the virus access medication.
Church leaders in South Africa are calling for a national dialogue to address xenophobic tendencies in the country saying the negative attitude of South Africans towards migrants is perennial.
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 Apostolic Nuncio in South Africa has urged the people of God in the Southern African countries to look at the Synod on Synodality as a type of “council meeting”, which is “pastoral in nature”, and not some kind of parliamentary discussion.
A South African Bishop has expressed concern about the “inhumane” manner in which Zimbabweans are being treated in the country since the South African government announced plans to stop the Zimbabwean Exemption Permit (ZEP) which was implemented in 2017 to regularize the stay of undocumented Zimbabweans.
The sense of communion among Church leaders is “a fruit of the Holy Spirit” in their respective lives, a Catholic Bishop in South Africa has said.
The Catholic Archbishop of South Africa’s Johannesburg Archdiocese has described the late Anglican Archbishop Desmond Tutu as a courageous leader who fought for the rights of the vulnerable in society.
A Catholic Bishop in South Africa has called up on the people of God in the country to continue observing all health protocols to minimize the spread of COVID-19 amid reports of a decline in the number of new cases.
The Archbishop of South Africa’s Johannesburg Archdiocese has expressed concern about the difficult lives of refugees and migrants, especially their challenging search for settlement, and suggested that the vulnerable group be considered “a new missionary territory”.
The plight of refugees and migrants as far as documentation is concerned can be addressed by the creation of an office that specifically deals with this vulnerable group in each Catholic Parish, a Catholic Archbishop in South Africa has proposed.
Pope Francis and members of the Southern African Catholic Bishops’ Conference (SACBC) on Sunday, December 26, sent their condolences for the death of retired Anglican Archbishop and anti-apartheid leader, Desmond Tutu.
The Catholic Bishop of South Africa’s Klerksdorp Diocese has urged the Diocese’s newly ordained Deacon to prioritize the needs of the Church through “the sign of faithful love and also ministerial service”.