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South Africa’s Bishop João Rodrigues of the Diocese of Tzaneen

South Africa’s Bishop João Rodrigues of the Diocese of Tzaneen

SA Bishops can bring about healing to the problem of racism

04/08/2017 16:15

In his reflection at the Southern Africa Catholic Bishops' Conference (SACBC) Plenary,  Bishop Rodrigues has said racism is not just a problem but but a sin.

 

Archbishop Stephen Brislin; Archbishop of Cape Town and President of SACBC

Archbishop Stephen Brislin; Archbishop of Cape Town and President of SACBC

Archbishop Brislin calls for unity in diversity

21/07/2017 15:33

Adressing a gathering of Bishops and leaders of the Religious in Southern Africa, Bishop Stephen Brislin of Cape Town who is also President of SACBC has emphasised the importance of unity in diversity.

 

18 July: International Nelson Mandela Day

18 July: International Nelson Mandela Day

SA Amb. to Holy See on celebrating Nelson Mandela Day

18/07/2017 12:47

Each year, on 18th July, we mark “Nelson Mandela International Day” in recognition of the former South African President’s contribution to the culture of peace and freedom. The South African Ambassador to the Holy See, George Johannes, talks about Madiba's legacy of peacemaking and reconciliation.

Pope Francis receives His Excellency George Johannes, Ambassador of South Africa to the Holy See

Pope Francis receives His Excellency George Johannes, Ambassador of South Africa to the Holy See

South African Ambassador to Holy See 'making waves' in Rome

03/07/2017 17:42

George Johannes is the very first South African Ambassador to the Holy See to reside here in Rome. He presented his credentials to Pope Francis at the beginning of June and is currently in the throes of setting up an office that was previously based in Berne, Switzerland.

Young people at a Sunrise Ceremony in Pretoria's Freedom Park. South Africa celebrates Youth Day on 16 June.

Young people at a Sunrise Ceremony in Pretoria's Freedom Park. South Africa celebrates Youth Day on 16 June.

SA: New initiative to address youth unemployment

02/06/2017 15:50

An important initiative aimed at addressing and understanding the state of youth unemployment in South Africa has been launched at Don Bosco Educational Centre in Ennerdale, Johannesburg.

 

The Archbishop of Cape Town and President of the SACBC, Stephen Brislin

The Archbishop of Cape Town and President of the SACBC, Stephen Brislin

Archbishop Stephen Brislin’s Easter message

13/04/2017 09:31

In his Easter message to the faithful of Southern Africa, Archbishop Brislin has said the world, and in particular, the people of Southern Africa need to know that Christ “walks with us at all times.”