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A Dignified Debate about Dying

by Fr Anthony Egan SJ The hostility with which some religious conservatives attacked Anglican Archbishop Emeritus Desmond Tutu’s views on assisted dying is saddening. Whether one agrees with the Arch or not, Tutu has put the important question back on the agenda. Tutu is not alone in this. In Britain, as proposed assisted dying legislation […]

Sex Abuse: Facing our Failures

Facing our failures Russell Pollitt SJ The sexual abuse crisis that rocked the Catholic Church worldwide has been one of the most disillusioning things I have had to face as a priest. It is a source of shame, anger and frustration for many Catholics who love the church. Since the crisis erupted in the USA […]

Welcome to the Archdiocese of Cape Town.

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.

It is my hope that it will inform you and provide you with any information you may require regarding this segment of the Catholic Church.

We also provide links with other websites which might interest you. If you require any information not included here, email us and we will do what we can to help.

If you have discovered this page by accident, you are especially welcome and I hope you will find it of some value and maybe help you to understand how the Catholic Church in Cape Town is trying to serve the community and so bring it closer to the Lord.

With my very sincere and best wishes

+Stephen Brislin