MARY AS A MODEL OF RESILIENCE FOR WOMEN IN AFRICA

By Fr. Peter Chimombe Fr. Peter Chimombe The Church teaches us in Mariology that the virgin Mother Mary has a tripartite role to play in the Church as; MotherMediator, andModel. This article looks at the third role, in the wake of an increase in gender based violence, divorce and infidelity in Africa.     The economic down … Continue reading MARY AS A MODEL OF RESILIENCE FOR WOMEN IN AFRICA

Closure of schools due to Covid-19 increase children’s exposure to online bullying, pornography, sexual violence and exploitation

By Theresa Sanyatwe Closure of schools due to Covid-19 increase children’s exposure to online bullying, pornography, sexual violence and exploitation By Theresa Sanyatwe Introduction: Movement restrictions and closure of schools also mean that children spend more time online, thus increase their exposure to online bullying, pornography, sexual violence and exploitation. Perpetrators are taking advantage of … Continue reading Closure of schools due to Covid-19 increase children’s exposure to online bullying, pornography, sexual violence and exploitation

Covid-19 exposes young adults to poverty and misery

By Fr. Phillip Kembo This article is meant to address young adults who are losing time, jobs, relationships, opportunities and everything due to Covid-19 pandemic. Life is not the same for the youth and young adult as their door to a better life remains shut as a result of many challenges compounded by unemployment and … Continue reading Covid-19 exposes young adults to poverty and misery

“I am with you always”: Celebrating the Day for Grandparents and the Elderly

By Fr. Limukani Ndlovu Fr. Limukan Ndlovu chats to an old lady during one of his pastoral visits. As an older person himself, St. John Paul II (St. JPII) engaged in an empathetic conversation with the elderly through his apostolic letter of 1999. His thoughts were affectionately turned towards the elderly people of all languages … Continue reading “I am with you always”: Celebrating the Day for Grandparents and the Elderly

I am not coming with answers but I am coming with prayers, Bishop Elect for Hwange Diocese

By Br. Alfonce Kugwa Monsignor Raphael Macebo Mabuza Ncube appointed as the new Bishop of Hwange. Pope Francis has on 5 July 2021 appointed Monsignor Raphael Macebo Mabuza Ncube as the new Bishop of Hwange Diocese. The Bishop elect succeeds Bishop Jose’ Alberto Serrano Antion S.M.I who as has been at the helm of the … Continue reading I am not coming with answers but I am coming with prayers, Bishop Elect for Hwange Diocese

St. Luke Hospital destined to be a beacon of health provision in Matebeleland North after donation of a solar project

By Br. Alfonce Kugwa Dr. Raymond Shandare and St. Luke Hospital Administrator Mrs. Geraldine Jongwe pose for a picture at the solar project donated by the Ministry of Health and Child Care. St. Luke hospital which lies in the bushy area along the Bulawayo-Victoria Falls highway just before Lupane has become the beacon of health … Continue reading St. Luke Hospital destined to be a beacon of health provision in Matebeleland North after donation of a solar project