WORLD AIDS DAY

World AIDS Day is observed annually on December 1. This is a chance for people all over the world to come together in the battle against HIV, to support those who are living with HIV, and to remember those who have passed away from an AIDS-related illness. Even while HIV continues to be a serious […]

Social Media a Factor in “mental health issues” Among SA’s Youth

Regular access to social media forums is a factor in mental health challenges among the youth in South Africa’s Ennerdale Parish of the Catholic Archdiocese of Johannesburg, the pastoral agent for the Mental Health Ministry (MHM) has said. In an interview with ACI Africa, Chester Brown who is the MHM agent at All Saints Ennerdale […]

INKANYEZI MAKING A PROFOUND CHANGE IN THE LIVES OF #GBV SURVIVORS

“Violence has always been in the community, but now we want to help find the solution.”     CATHCA/Inkanyezi Community Advocate, South Africa The dedication and resourcefulness of the Inkanyezi Community Advocates make a profound difference in the lives of #GBV survivors in the township outside Johannesburg where they work. Misean Cara provides funding to Inkanyezi’s anti-GBV community work, through […]

MOBILIZING HEALTH CARE IN ORDER TO PREVENT PLASTIC POLLUTION

CATHCA joined in the  ‘Health and Healing Working Group’ meeting of the Laudato Si’ Action Platform on 19 July. The Group reflected on the document by Healthcare without Harm (Phillipines)  on Mobilising healthcare to prevent plastic pollution. To join Laudato Si’ Click on the link below: Laudato sí’

NELSON MANDELA MONTH – JULY 2022 #ACTION AGAINST POVERTY

NELSON MANDELA MONTH Theme 2022: “Do what you can, with what you have, where you are.” In July, South Africa celebrates former President Nelson Mandela’s birthday. 18 July has been declared Nelson Mandela International Day, but as South Africans we embrace the chance to celebrate Nelson Mandela’s life for the whole of July. This gives […]