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It’s always interesting to hear the President talk about democracy. It serves, at times, as a window into a mind whose thoughts on the subject rarely pass into the public without filtering through the team of lawyers that prepare him for his endless court dates. But every once in a while, he lets his guard […]
You will be named ‘priests of the Lord’, they will call you ‘ministers of our God The last three weeks have seen tumultuous events unfold in South Africa. On the one hand we recognize that all of this is part of a democratic process and is indicative that our democracy is alive and well, and […]
Sample pictures from today’s demonstration outside Parliament in Cape Town. An unprecedented number of people stretched all the way down Plein Street and all the way down Roeland to Buitenkant Street.
Attached please see a response by the SACBC Parliamentary Liaison Office regarding South Africa’s current political condition.
Attached is a statement from the South African Council of Churches (SACC) on the death of Mr Ahmed Kathrada.
Please see attached statement on President Zuma, from the president of the Southern African Bishops’ Conference, Archbishop Stephen Brislin. Also attached is the statement from the SACBC Justice and Peace Department, quoted in the bishops’ statement.
The New Confirmation Programme Roll-out (the first of six) was presented by the Archdiocesan Catechetics Team at St Lawrence Church, Delft on Saturday 1 April 2017. For further information about future roll-outs please call Mark Renaud on 021 462 2417 or email@example.com. Below are some pictures of the programme.
Attached please see the Southern African Catholic Bishops’ Conference Statement on the Gordhan and Jonas Call Back.
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