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19 Jun 2017
 
 
Clergy urges ANC to pick president who can stand up to Zuma
POLITICS
When African National Congress (ANC) delegates choose their next president it must be somebody who can stand up to President Jacob Zuma, the Southern African Catholic Bishops' Conference (SACBC)...
 
 
01 Jun 2017
 
Bishop calls for Eskom board to resign, inquiry
POLITICS
Parliament must consider an inquiry into the Eskom board’s fitness to hold office if the board does not resign, says Southern African Catholic Bishops’ Conference (SACBC) Justice and Peace...
 
 
22 Feb 2017
 
Government urged not to appeal high court ICC ruling
POLITICS
The Justice and Peace Commission for the Southern African Catholic Bishops’ Conference (SACBC) on Wednesday asked the South African government not to appeal the North Gauteng High Court ruling that...
 
 
03 Feb 2017
 
SA: Bishop Abel Gabuza appeal to the Gauteng Premier to compensate the families who lost their loved ones in the Esidimeni tragedy
STATEMENT
We applaud the Premier of Gauteng for taking measures to implement the recommendations of the Health Ombudsman. We however make an appeal to the Premier to ensure that the families who lost their...
 
 
30 Aug 2016
 
SACBC JP: Statement by SACBC Justice and Peace Commission on Hawks' probe of the Finance Minister
STATEMENT
SACBC Justice and Peace Commission is not convinced by President Jacob Zuma’s stated position that he can’t intervene in the standoff between Finance Minister Pravin Gordhan and the Hawks. While...
 
 
13 Jul 2016
 
Parliament must intervene in SABC crisis – Catholic bishops
POLITICS
The Southern African Catholic Bishops’ Conference (SACBC) has called on Parliament to intervene in the censorship crisis currently engulfing the South African Broadcasting Corporation (SABC)....
 
 
25 Apr 2016
 
SACBC: Statement by Catholic Bishops on Malema and other political parties must stop the war talk
STATEMENT
The Justice and Peace Commission of the Southern African Catholic Bishops’ Conference (SACBC) has called on all political parties to avoid making statements that could incite election violence and...
 
 
14 Aug 2015
 
Mining should also be about people – SACBC
JOBS
The Justice and Peace Commission for the Southern African Catholic Bishops’ Conference (SACBC) has spoken out against plans by mining companies to retrench thousands as the mining sector in South...
 
 
17 Jun 2015
 
Catholic advocacy body opposes Eskom’s 25% tariff hike
ELECTRICITY
Advocacy body the South African Catholic Bishops Conference (SACBC) Justice and Peace Commission said it was strongly opposed to utility Eskom’s application for a tariff increase and requested that...
 
 
28 Nov 2014
 
SA survey reveals alcohol, drugs the leading cause of partner abuse
VIOLENCE
A new study has revealed that alcohol and drugs are perceived to be the leading cause of partner abuse in South Africa, states the Peace Maker Barometer survey. Respondents who were aware of cases...
 
 
07 Jun 2013
 
 
 
Government, churches meet over e-tolls
ROADS
Government, under the leadership of Deputy President Kgalema Motlanthe, on Friday met with religious leaders representing the South Africa Council of Churches and the South African Catholic...
 
 
 
                       
 
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