Justice and Peace

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 »

LCBC and IMBISA Issue a Report on Latest Lesotho Elections

Posted by on June 12, 2017 at 11:48 am
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Khotso! Pula! Nala 2017 KINGDOM OF LESOTHO NATIONAL ASSEMBLY ELECTIONS PRELIMINARY REPORT 1.0 Introduction This is a report on the Lesotho National Assembly elections held on the 3rd of June 201. The Lesotho Catholic Bishops’ Conference has mandated the Commission for Justice and Peace (CCJP) to work in collaboration with Inter-Regional Meeting of Catholic Bishops more »

SACBC CPLO – Alternative Forms of Land Ownership

Posted by on May 10, 2017 at 1:17 pm

Briefing Paper 430 May 2017 Alternative Forms of Land Ownership 1. Introduction The history of land dispossession in South Africa has been argued and studied and analysed for years. Land was one of the major issues in the struggle against colonialism and apartheid, and thus also a significant point of contention at the negotiations that more »