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Southern Africa launches care of creation campaign

05/09/2017 11:36

The Southern African Catholic Bishops’ Conference has embarked on an awareness campaign for the Care of Creation, under the title, “Cry of the Earth – Cry of the Poor.”

 

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.

 

A woman walks past an electoral poster of Lesotho's Prime Minister elect, Tom Thabane of the All Basotho Convention (ABC) party

A woman walks past an electoral poster of Lesotho's Prime Minister elect, Tom Thabane of the All Basotho Convention (ABC) party

Bishops of Lesotho hail peaceful election

12/06/2017 17:00

Lesotho’s Catholic Bishops have commended the people of Lesotho for the peaceful manner in which they voted in a just-ended snap election.

 

South African ruling party African National Congress supporters queue to enter Peter Mokaba stadium in Polokwane to attend Labour Day celebrations org

South African ruling party African National Congress supporters queue to enter Peter Mokaba stadium in Polokwane to attend Labour Day

Labour Day: Bishops urge government to tackle unemployment

29/04/2017 12:20

Ahead of this year's International Workers Day, the Southern African Catholic Bishops' Conference (SACBC) has urged the South African government to deal with youth unemployment urgently. 

 

Gogo Ipa, the mother of Blessed  Benedict Daswa arrives for the Beatification on 13 September 2015.

Gogo Ipa, the mother of Blessed Benedict Daswa arrives for the Beatification on 13 September 2015.

The Purple envelope making a difference

15/04/2017 18:16

Sr Hermenegild Makoro, CPS, of the Southern African Catholic Bishops' Conference has attributed the success of the annual Lenten Appeal to people’s  generosity.

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.”

 

Some of Southern Africa's Bishops at Mass last week

Some of Southern Africa's Bishops at Mass last week

Pastoral Letter: SACBC issue pastoral letter

01/02/2017 15:40

The Southern African Catholic Bishops' Conference is in the process of preparing resources to help pastoral agents assist the faithful who may be in difficult situations that arise in many marriages.