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Statement on the strikes and violence in South Africa.

Published on February 7, 2013 By Southern African Catholic Bishops' Conference

We start the New Year still bearing the memory of the suffering caused by the tragedy at Marikana which cost the lives of 40 miners, two security guards and two policemen. These followed widespread strikes in the mining, transport and agricultural sectors.  These too were often accompanied by violence by and against the strikers, as more »

“Community in service to Reconciliation, Justice and Peace”

Published on January 31, 2013 By Southern African Catholic Bishops' Conference

SACBC PROIRITIES – “AD EXTRA” The SACBC commits itself to working with like-minded groups and individuals with a view to: the development of ethical leadership and responsible citizenship in order to promote the political maturity necessary for the realisation of the common good; using its long experience in education to promote the ongoing development of more »

SACBC Christmas Greeting

Published on December 19, 2012 By Southern African Catholic Bishops' Conference

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The Stillness of Advent

Published on December 14, 2012 By Southern African Catholic Bishops' Conference

Advent is a time for walking slowly when others are rushing, for travelling lightly when consumers are burdened with merchandise, for eating less when others are eating more, for focusing inward when merrymakers drown in noisy partying. The season offers us stillness that is before birth,but sad to say, most of us cannot be still. more »

SACBC – Media & Communications

Published on December 13, 2012 By Southern African Catholic Bishops' Conference

Dear All You may have notice over the past 2 months there has been little to no updates on our website. The reason for this is, as most of you may know, Fr Chris Townsend has moved out of the SACBC Media and Communications office and into full time Parish ministry. Undoubtedly a man of more »