SACBC News

Join the Catholic Church in Celebrating Care for Creation Day on the 1st September

Posted by on August 27, 2018 at 3:44 pm

LITURGICAL TEXTS PROPOSED FOR 1 SEPTEMBER, THE CELEBRATION OF WORLD DAY OF CREATION  COLLECT PRAYER Draw near to your servants, O Lord, and answer their prayers with unceasing kindness, that, for those who glory in you as their Creator and guide, you may restore what you have created and keep safe what you have restored. more »

Catholic Church Embarks on Care for Creation Project

Posted by on August 27, 2018 at 3:30 pm

August 2018 Dear Brother Bishops and Archbishops, PREPARATION FOR THE CELEBRATION OF DAY OF CREATION (01 SEPTEMBER 2018) At the recent Plenary in Mariannhill I reported briefly on the work of the Laudato Si’ Sub-Committee in preparing for the celebration of Day of Creation on 01st September and the Novena in preparation for the feast more »

Catholic Church Aids Office Builds New Houses for the Disadvantaged People

Posted by on August 27, 2018 at 1:10 pm

SACBC AIDS Office August 2018 A new house Over the past ten years the SACBC AIDS Office has included among its programmes a house-building project.  There is nothing elaborate about the two-roomed, very simple houses that are constructed for poor and vulnerable families in rural areas.  But for many it’s a great improvement from the more »

Church in the taverns – HeForShe, SACBC Justice and Peace intervention programme

Posted by on August 27, 2018 at 12:55 pm

The HeForShe Taverns Intervention Programme aims to reduce alcohol-related violence against women and children, through changing men’s attitude towards gender-based violence and unequal gender relationships, by promoting positive masculinity. It seeks to empower and mobilise groups of men in way that lead them to understand, question and change their harmful beliefs, attitudes and behaviours that more »

Pope will not comment on Viganò’s allegations, for now.

Posted by on August 27, 2018 at 10:53 am

The Catholic News Agency quoted this comment from the Pope, “I read the statement this morning, and I must tell you sincerely that, I must say this, to you and all those who are interested: Read the statement carefully and make your own judgment,” he answered. “I will not say a single word on this.” Read more »