Justice and Peace

SACBC Justice and Peace Commission Calls on the Government to Convene an Unemployment Summit

Posted by on August 16, 2017 at 9:04 am

STATEMENT OF SACBC JUSTICE AND PEACE COMMISSION CALLING ON THE GOVERNMENT TO CONVENE A JOB SUMMIT TO DISCUSS UNEMPLOYMENT CRISIS We have taken note of the recent unemployment figures by Statistics South Africa, as well as the recent research findings on unemployment by the University of South Africa (UNISA) and Momentum. We are deeply worried more »

SACBC CPLO: The 2017 Trafficking in Persons Report

Posted by on July 18, 2017 at 11:48 am

20 Years of Participating in Public Policy Briefing Paper 436 July 2017 The 2017 Trafficking in Persons Report 1. Introduction On 27th June, 2017, the American Secretary of State, Rex Tillerson, released the US’s 2017 Trafficking in Persons Report. On that occasion he said: “Human trafficking is one of the most tragic human rights issues more »

SACBC CPLO: Municipal Budgets – A Tool to Serve the People?

Posted by on July 18, 2017 at 11:45 am

20 Years of Participating in Public Policy Briefing Paper 435 June 2017 Municipal Budgets – A Tool to Serve the People? “If basic principles of accountability built around a central theme of strong internal control and good governance are in place, municipalities should be well geared to live up to the expectations of the communities more »

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

Posted by on June 15, 2017 at 11:23 am

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 »

SACBC Offers Sympathy and Condolences to the Victims of Violent Weather and Ravaging fires

Posted by on June 13, 2017 at 10:18 am

The bishops of the Southern African Catholic Bishops’ Conference offer their deepest sympathy and condolences to family members and friends of those who have recently lost loved ones due to the inclement weather in the Western Cape and the ravaging fires in the Southern and Eastern Cape. For some months now we have been praying more »