- Sep 17, 2020
The South African Union of Catholic Women’s Organization (SAUCWO) organized a Day of Prayer via Zoom Tuesday with the theme “I can’t breathe,” reminiscent of the George Floyd protests in the United States.
Children of migrants in southern Africa are in danger of living on the fringes of society due to a lack of proper papers registering their birth.
“We need to dialogue and work together to achieve healing as a nation. We need to acknowledge the link between race, power and privilege,” the South African bishops wrote.
As South Africa prepares for the COVID-19 pandemic to get worse in the country, Church leaders are warning that the country must work to become more economically inclusive once the crisis is over.
Church officials and experts in Africa say domestic violence is rising during government-enforced measures to fight COVID-19. Now, African Catholic leaders want the crimes tackled.