News and Events

Dominique Yon appointed to the Vatican International Youth Advisory Body

On Sunday 24th November 2019, the Feast of Christ the King, the Dicastery for Laity, Family and Life established an International Youth Advisory Body. 20 young people from around the globe were chosen to be part of the body.  Ms Dominique Yon, the assistant to the Youth Chaplain in the Archdiocese of Cape Town, is one […]

Archdiocesan News 4 of 2019

IN THIS ISSUE: Taizé Pilgrimage of Trust; Youth Chaplaincy news; a CWD good news story; Dedication the key to success; Cardinal Napier launches book in Cape Town; CWD Buckets of Love appeal; the Sense of a Goose; Catechetics Festival; Alpha impacts lives and changes hearts; Third Catholic Schools’ Congress. NEW: From the Book – a […]

Vacancy at Archdiocese of Cape Town

The position of Accountant has become available at the Archdiocese of Cape Town. Please see advert below for further details and requirements.

Extraordinary Mission Month 2019

Pope Francis has requested that an Extraordinary Missionary Month be celebrated in October. Please see Archbishop Stephen Brislin’s letter in this regard.

Femicide is a crime against humanity

Please see below the statements made by the Southern African Catholic Bishops’ Conference (SACBC) Justice and Peace Commission and the Jesuit Institute, against Gender Based Violence.

Statements against public violence, thuggery and looting

Below are statements issued by the Southern African Catholic Bishops’ Conference (SACBC), the Jesuit Institute and the Southern African Council of Churches (SACC) against the ongoing public violence and lawlessness in Johannesburg, Ekhuruleni and Pretoria “LEADERS: TAKE RESPONSIBILITY!” “What have you done? Your neighbour’s blood cries out to me from the ground!” (Genesis 4:10) The […]

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Archbishop StephenAs the Archbishop of the Mother City of South Africa, of the first ecclesiastical territory to be established in Southern Africa (1818), I welcome you to this website.

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With my very sincere and best wishes

+Stephen Brislin
ARCHBISHOP OF CAPE TOWN