SACBC News

Stigmatines Celebrates 25 Years In Botswana

Posted by on August 27, 2018 at 10:39 am

SILVER JUBILEE CELEBRATION – ST BERNADETTE AND THE CONGREGATION OF SACRED STIGMATA OF OUR LORD JESUS CHRIST IN BOTSWANA. St Bernadette Parish in the Diocese of Gaborone in Botswana jointly with the Stigmatine Congregation in Botswana will be celebrating their Silver Jubilee on the 1st September 2018. The Parish; named after St. Bernadette otherwise known more »

Marriage and Family Week 21st Sunday in Ordinary Time

Posted by on August 23, 2018 at 11:57 am

A reflection on the readings of: 21st Sunday of Year B Theme: Free to choose Christ Joshua: 24: 1-2a, 15-17, 18b Ephesians 5:21-32 John 6:60-69 Joshua gathered all the tribes before God and put a Choice before them: to either serve God or the gods of the tribes around them. For himself and his family more »

Pope Francis Response to the Crisis of Sexual Abuse by Clergy

Posted by on August 22, 2018 at 11:26 am

“If one member suffers, all suffer together with it” (1 Cor 12:26). These words of Saint Paul forcefully echo in my heart as I acknowledge once more the suffering endured by many minors due to sexual abuse, the abuse of power and the abuse of conscience perpetrated by a significant number of clerics and consecrated more »

UN Encourages Collaboration With Religious Sector to End Gender-Based Violence

Posted by on August 22, 2018 at 9:56 am

UNITED NATIONS WOMEN HAS CHALLENGED RELIGIOUS SECTOR TO TRANSFROM THE PICTURE OF GENDER BASED VIOLENCE IN SOUTH AFRICA The United Nations Women and SACBC Justice and Peace Commission have challenged the religious sector to transform the picture of gender based violence in South Africa. READ MORE….

Archbishop Slattery on the Feast of the Assumption

Posted by on August 17, 2018 at 10:03 pm

Archbishop Willliam Slattery, the Archbishop of Pretoria and also the Spokesperson of the Southern African Catholic Bishops’ Conference (SACBC) explains why the Feast of the Assumption of Mary has been moved to Sunday in the SACBC region. He also speaks about the significance of this day to all South Africans.