Archive for February, 2017

The Voice Cries in the Wilderness: Refocusing on South Sudan’s Situation

February 28, 2017

 “A VOICE CRIES IN THE WILDERNESS”      PASTORAL MESSAGE OF THE CATHOLIC BISHOPS OF SOUTH SUDAN TO THE FAITHFUL AND PEOPLE OF SOUTH SUDAN  “The voice of one crying out in the wilderness, prepare the way of the Lord, make his paths straight” (Mark 1:3).  Preamble These words of the prophet Isaiah, quoted by the evangelists more »

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SACC Condemns Xenophobic Violence

February 27, 2017

SACC CONDEMNS XENOPHOBIC VIOLENCE  JOHANNESBURG: The scenes of organized community protests leading to violent attacks, arson, looting and intimidation of foreign nationals are to be condemned without equivocation! The Churches of South Africa condemn these acts without reserve! These campaigns are mounted with the explanation that some foreign nationals engage in drug and human trafficking. more »

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SACBC Justice and Peace Commission Urges the Government not to Appeal High Court Ruling on International Criminal Court

February 22, 2017

Bishop A. Gabuza SACBC JUSTICE AND PEACE COMMISSION URGES THE GOVERNMENT NOT TO APPEAL HIGH COURT RULING ON INTERNATIONAL CRIMINAL COURT. Bishop Gabuza, the chair person of SACBC Justice and Peace Commission, has urged the government not to appeal the court’s ruling ordering the government to revoke its notice of withdrawal from the international criminal more »

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Catholic Bishops Calls for Calm Ahead of Pretoria March Against Foreigners

February 21, 2017

Bishop A. Gabuza SACBC JUSTICE AND PEACE COMMISSION CALLS FOR CALM AHEAD OF THE PLANNED PRETORIA MARCH AGAINST FOREIGNERS ON FRIDAY Bishop Gabuza, the chairperson of Justice and Peace Commission, has called for calm and restraint amid fears that the planned march against foreign presence in Pretoria on Friday could spark xenophobic attacks.

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SACBC Calls For More Effective Regulation of SA Banks

February 20, 2017

  Bishop A. Gabuza  SACBC JUSTICE AND PEACE COMMISSION CALLS FOR A MORE EFFECTIVE REGULATION OF BANKS Bishop Gabuza, the chair person of SACBC Justice and Peace Commission, has called on the Parliament’s Standing Committee on Finance to consider further regulation of banks if the banks are found guilty of collusion by the competition tribunal.

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