Archive for June, 2017

SACBC Inaugurates Bicentennial Year of Catholicism

June 30, 2017

Archbishop Stephen Brislin – SACBC President HOMILY 25TH JUNE 2017 INAUGURATION OF THE BICENTENNIAL YEAR OF CATHOLICISM In today’s Gospel Jesus offers words of consolation and encouragement to his disciples. He says to them: “And do not fear those who kill the body but cannot kill the soul: rather fear him who can destroy both more »

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SACBC Communication and Media Updates 29th June 2017

June 30, 2017

SACBC UPDATES 29th JUNE, 2017 1. SACBC CARITAS WORKSHOP: During the past week SACBC Hosted the Caritas Workshop at Padre Pio Conference Centre in Rietvlei – Pretoria. It was conducted by Caritas International and Caritas Africa. The Purpose of the workshop was to find the best way of centralising all the charity activities operating under more »

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SACBC CPLO Digests the Situation of Migrants, Refugees and Displaced Persons

June 20, 2017

Refugees, Migrants and Displaced Persons  Over the first few days of May 2017, 250 migrants and refugees died in the Mediterranean in attempts to reach Europe. This brings the number of deaths to approximately 1700 for 2017. It is estimated that 43,000 people attempted to use the central Mediterranean Sea route in an attempt to more »

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SACBC Justice and Peace Commission Urges Those Implicated in Gupta Emails to Resign if the Revelations are True

June 20, 2017

SACBC JUSTICE AND PEACE COMMISSION URGES THOSE IMPLICATED IN GUPTA EMAILS TO RESIGN IF THE REVELATIONS ARE TRUE We are shocked by the revelations in the Gupta emails. We urge those implicated in the emails to do the right thing and consider resigning from their respective public offices if they know the revelations in the more »

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SACBC CPLO Invites you to Roundtable Discussion: Migrants and Social Housing: What is going on?

June 15, 2017

THE CATHOLIC PARLIAMENTARY LIAISON OFFICE                                      Cordially invites you to participate in a roundtable discussion on Topic: Migrants and Social Housing: What is going on? In many places contestation for housing has been blamed for Xenophobic attacks against migrants. All manner of accusations have been levelled against migrants around social housing. On the other hand, more »

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