In times of pain, suffering, shame, disappointment, distress, failure and any other of life’s difficult and stressful times and moments we would do well to keep TODAY’S NEW TESTAMENT READING [HEBREWS 4: 14 – 16] clearly in mind. These few verses have been a regular ‘lifesaver’ for me – and I have frequently referred others […]
The Jesuit Institute South Africa Over the past few months we have witnessed countless service delivery protests, affecting especially those in our townships. Most often these protests take place as early as 4am before many even leave their homes for the day. Roads are littered with burning tyres and rubble. Leaving home has become a […]
Bishop Gabuza, the president of SACBC Justice and Peace commission, has called on the president to consider broader representation in the next job summit which is scheduled for next year. He said that “generally, we are happy with the resolutions of the summit. At the same time, we believe that the summit could have achieved […]
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?