Posts Tagged ‘Soweto’

Catholic leaders praise Winnie Madikizela-Mandela

Thursday, April 19th, 2018

Winnie Madikizela-Mandela was “a friend of South Africa’s poor,” church leaders said at her funeral service last Saturday. “Victims of rape and all kinds of abuse always knew that they could call on Winnie, who would be there for them,” Bishop Victor Phalana said. The former wife of the late South African President Nelson Mandela Read more

South African billionaire donates millions to schools, churches

Thursday, April 5th, 2018

A South African billionaire mining magnate has pledged over 8.5 million rand (US$22.6 million) to schools and churches in Johannesburg’s Soweto Township. Patrice Motsepe gave an inspiring speech about the role the church plays in sculpting young minds before day his foundation made the donation. Read more Related Posts:Four Catholic churches destroyed on Indigenous land Read more