Catholic Church and Institutions in South Africa  


The Southern African Catholic Bishops Conference: Contact details for dioceses and national Catholic organisations.


Diocese of Keimoes-Upington

Archdiocese of Cape Town

Diocese of Port Elizabeth

Archdiocese of Johannesburg

Archdiocese of Durban

The Society of Jesus in South Africa

The Maronite Catholic Church

The Oratory  Congregation of St. Philip Neri in Oudtshoom

Catholic Institute of Education  Provides services that assist teachers in their vocation with the intention of providing quality teaching and learning in Catholic schools in South Africa. For further information on the work of the organisation visit CIE website.

ISASA  The Independent Schools Association of Southern Africa (ISASA) is the largest association of independent schools and private schools in the region. ISASA schools provide quality, value-based education to over 125,000 pupils.

Soul Provider  To provide inspiring, high-quality, faith-based content that delivers timely, relevant and practical tools to help subscribers understand and more fully and effectively practice their faith in their daily lives.

   Catholic Media   

The Southern Cross: The Southern Africa's National Catholic Weekly.



Radio Veritas: South Africa's Catholic radio production studio.

Vatican News: It offers officials news, information and sources about the Pope, Church Documents and much more.

Vatican Radio: A bridge between the Pope and the World. Offers programmes in 40 different languages produced by two hundred journalists from  61 different countries.

YouTube The Vatican's channel: Daily News videos on the Pope and Holy See.

Star Quest Production Network:  The best in Catholic Podcasting> SQPN is a multimedia organitation specializing in the production of audio and video programs faith to the teaching of the Roman Catholic Church.

Word on Fire: is a nonprofit global media organization which supports Catholic evangelical preaching, particularly the work of Father Robert Barron, and reaches millions of people to draw them into or back to the Catholic faith.

Faith and Safety: A Resource for adults  to help children safely navigate online.

   Other Useful Links   


 Sacred Space: A prayer site which guides you through a ten minute session of prayer, centrered on a passage of scripture chosen for the day.




The Saint Egidio Community: Is involved in charity, justice and peace work in Rome, the USA and elsewhere.

Taize: A Christian community based in France.

Lectio Divina on the Liturgy of the day

St. Paul Center for Biblical Theology: is an Educational Institute that promotes life-transforming Scripture study in the Catholic tradition.




 Alpha is a series of sessions exploring the Christian faith. It runs all around the globe, and everyone's welcome.

A resource
for Catholic priests

epriest1ePriest offers concrete services: best practices, homily packs, and resources.

 World Youth Day 2023

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The Vatican in English


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 SpotlightAfrica sheds light on the social, political and economic happenings in Southern Africa. It offers analysis and commentary – informed by Catholic Social Teaching and Christian ethics – on the things that matter to Africans.

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