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STATE OF THE NATION ADDRESS The Southern African Catholic Bishops Conference heartily welcomes the State of the Nation Address delivered by His Excellency the President Cyril Ramaphosa. We are particularly happy with the emphasis on Unity, Ethical Leadership, and the total equality of all citizens. The intention to reduce poverty and youth unemployment, improve education […]
Please see further statements/commentary by the Catholic Parliamentary Liaison Office and the Jesuit Institute on the Zuma Resignation.
Attached please see the Regulations from the Archdiocese of Cape Town for Lent 2018, Holy Days of Obligation, Catechetical Instruction, On-going Formation and Marriage
Statement by Archbishop Stephen Brislin, President of the Southern African Catholic Bishops’ Conference, on the resignation of Jacob Zuma as the President of South Africa.
Please see below the 2018 Lenten Appeal newsletter produced by the Southern African Catholic Bishops’ Conference
Do you want to Fast this Lent? In the words of Pope Francis. Download PDF.
HOT OFF THE PRESS: Giving Witness to 200 years of Catholic Faith; Mini World Youth Day 2017; Christian Brothers’ Centre; Sixty Years a Priest; Be a Current of Grace; Vocations Crisis; Focus: St Joseph’s Home; Prayer for Rain; Honouring our Widows; Buckets of Love exceed expectations.
New and dangerous tensions are arising as the ruling party storms through a period of transition. The Southern African Catholic Bishops’ Conference calls on all engaged in political decisions regarding in particular the future role of President Zuma to exercise calm and patience. Already opposing groups are gathering on the streets, whole provinces are becoming […]
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