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Vatican Protection of Minors Commission Releases Latest Statement

Posted by on March 29, 2017 at 9:04 am

Vatican Protection of Minors Commission PROTECTION OF MINORS PRESS RELEASE  MARCH 2017 The Pontifical Commission for the Protection of Minors [PCPM] met for its eighth Plenary Assembly from March 24-26, 2017. 

SACBC CPLO Briefing on the Morality of Land Reform in South Africa

Posted by on March 14, 2017 at 12:42 pm

20 Years of Participating in Public Policy Briefing Paper 426 March 2017 The Morality of Land Reform 1. Introduction The question of land reform in South Africa is articulated in the Constitution in very clear terms. The Preamble talks of South Africa as “our land”. This simple assertion opens a sense of relationship with this more »

SACBC CPLO Briefing on the World Day of Migrants and Refugees

Posted by on March 14, 2017 at 12:37 pm

20 Years of Participating in Public Policy February 2017 Briefing Paper 424 World Day of Migrants and Refugees ‘If there ever was a vulnerable person, a migrant child who is traveling alone would certainly seem to fit that definition. To turn our back on these populations, to demonize them, and to treat them as outcasts more »

Encourage and Teach Children to Contribute Towards Lenten Appeal

Posted by on March 9, 2017 at 12:02 pm

New Mite box Over the years many different designs for the Mite boxes have come and gone. This year’s has been designed by Bafana Magagula here in the Bishops’ Lenten Appeal office. The box bears the Sacrificium logo, the face of Christ, and for the first time a picture of the first Blessed for our more »

SACBC President Lenten Message

Posted by on March 9, 2017 at 11:51 am

Archbishop Stephen Brislin Dear Brothers and Sisters in Christ, With great joy and gratitude we celebrate the golden jubilee of the Bishops’ Lenten Appeal. All anniversaries are worth commemorating and are opportunities to turn once more to the Lord, giving thanks for his strength and guidance which have allowed us to reach the particular milestone. more »