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South African flag, Port Elizabeth, Eastern Cape, South Africa.

Southern African bishops call for an end to violence and looting

Jul 15, 2021

By Courtney Mares

At least 72 people have died amid rioting. Read more

Passes received at the Apartheid Museum in Johannesburg.

For South Africa's bishops, the Year of Mercy is a time to heal racial division

Mar 11, 2016

Repentance, spiritual healing, and hard conversations are necessary to respond to racism and racial divisions, the bishops of South Africa... Read more

Mass said at the Catholic Sanctuary of Martyrs, Namugongo, Uganda, Nov. 28, 2015.

How can we live the Year of Mercy? Suggestions from Southern Africa’s bishops

Dec 12, 2015

The Jubilee Year of Mercy is a time to reach out to others as “missionaries of God’s mercy,” the Southern... Read more