YOUR PUBLIC APOLOGY SHOULD BE ACCOMPANIED BY ACTION AIMED AT RESTORATION OF PUBLIC TRUST IN THE TREASURY SACBC Justice and Peace Commission applauds the courage of Mr.Nene to present himself to the Zondo Commission. We thank him for disclosing a number of issues that we always suspected about his dismissal from the cabinet of former […]
‘Fools rush in where angels fear to tread’. These words have become a standard English proverb. They originate in the poem Essay on Criticism by Alexander Pope way back in the early 1700’s. I quote them here as a background for TODAY’S OLD TESTAMENT READING [WISDOM 7: 7 – 11]. Understanding comes to us through […]
Synod on Youth: The making or breaking of Pope Francis?
Come whatever and no matter our age or state of life this Sunday’s readings have both a rich and fundamental message for every Christian disciple and member of the Church. Last week’s reflection might have been somewhat depressing or repugnant to a few but this Sunday we are provided with encouragement, hope as well as […]
One does not need to be a biblical scholar to wonder why St Paul insisted on repeatedly making the same point to the same community. “‘Freedom in everything’ [is the slogan]. Yes – but that doesn’t mean that I’ll surrender my freedom to anything.” (1 Corinthians 6:12) “Yes, ‘freedom in everything’; but not everything is […]
“Would that all the Lord’s people were prophets, that the Lord would put his spirit upon them.” This text is taken from TODAY’S OLD TESTAMENT READING [NUMBERS 11: 25 – 29]. Make a careful and thoughtful reflection on all the verses of this extract from our scripture. Then ask yourself whether or not there is […]