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Next Synod of Bishops to Focus on Youth and Vocations

October 6, 2016

Catholic News Agency (CNA) || By Hannah Brockhaus || 06 October 2016 The theme for the 2018 Synod of Bishops has been released, and will focus on how to best teach the faith to young people and help them to discern God’s will for their lives. Set to take place in October 2018, the 50th more »

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The Lives of the Mentally Ill Matter.

September 19, 2016

Protecting their lives is more important than achieving budget efficiency and optimal profits – SACBC Justice and Peace Commission We find it morally unacceptable that 36 psychiatric patients died within months of being moved from the Life Healthcare Esidimeni Centre to local NGOs and other facilities, without any intervention by Gauteng Health Department. The families more »

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Visit of Nizamiye mosque on Tuesday 5th July 2016

August 31, 2016

By Christophe Boyer, M.Afr   As I do every year, I went to greet some Muslims during the Ramadan carrying with me a printed letter of good wishes written by the Pontifical Congregation for Interreligious Dialogue. That afternoon, I went with George Okwii, M.Afr, to visit the Nizamiye mosque that is probably the most welcoming more »

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Comment on the Home Affairs Minister’s vision for refugee protection for South Africa

June 23, 2016

  On the 20th of June at the World Refugee Day event hosted by the Department of Home Affairs, Minister of Home Affairs the Honourable Mr Malusi Gigaba put forward his vision for refugee protection for South Africa. For many in the audience, there were two contextual elements that framed his comments. The first was more »

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Elections Prayer Service Invite

June 15, 2016

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