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Response of Southern African Catholic Bishops Conference to Cabinet Reshuffle

We have noted with concern the recent re-shuffle of the cabinet and the resultant anger from a number of quarters. 
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SACBC Justice and Peace – Cabinet reshuffle and continued uncertainties around treasury are a cause of concern

Bishop Gabuza has said that replacement of the finance minister is a cause for concern. “Despite the government’s rhetoric around radical
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The lives of the mentally ill are precious before God and more important than budget efficiency and profit making – SACBC Justice and Peace Commission

We find it morally unacceptable that 36 psychiatric patients died within months of being moved from the Life Healthcare Esidimeni
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SA Bishop say opposition parties must stop war rhetoric

Source:  http://www.myspiritfm.com/Catholic-News?blogid=Catholic-News&view=post&articleid=132044&fldKeywords=&fldAuthor=&fldTopic=0 The Justice and Peace Commission of the Southern African Catholic Bishops’ Conference (SACBC) has called on all political parties
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Catholic bishops warn the youth to desist from political manipulations

Source:  http://buzzsouthafrica.com/southern-african-catholic-bishops-conference/ The justice and peace commission has cautioned youths not to present themselves as violent tools in the hands of
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The Bishops call for “an ethical leadership, being a politician can be a noble Christian vocation”

Johannesburg (Agenzia Fides) - "We need mayors and councillors who have genuine concern for the economic and other hardships that
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“Youth unemployment is a time bomb ready to explode” warns Justice and Peace

Source:  http://www.fides.org/en/news/59945-AFRICA_SOUTH_AFRICA_Youth_unemployment_is_a_time_bomb_ready_to_explode_warns_Justice_and_Peace#.V5MkPKLnCDY "The youth unemployment continues to pose a danger to the security of our nation and stability of our family
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Don’t take peace for grant, bishop warns politicians

Source:  http://www.cisanewsafrica.com/south-africa-dont-take-peace-for-granted-bishop-warns-politicians/ DURBAN JUNE 28, 2016 (CISA) – Bishop Abel Gabuza of the Catholic diocese of Kimberly has expressed concern about
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Mine workers campaign

Miners continue to be subjected to unfair working conditions, health hazards and poor living conditions.

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Rural health access campaign

Thousands of rural poor in South Africa continue to be deprived of access to health services.

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Anti-corruption campaign

Poverty and inequality are largely a result of illicit financial flows, corruption, and wasteful expenditure.

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Sanitation campaign

Most of the urban poor in informal settlements are deprived of water and decent sanitation

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Farm workers campaign

Farm workers in rural areas are one of the poorest and most deprived in South Africa

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Youth unemployment campaign

The levels of youth unemployment in South Africa are now reaching dangerous levels

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Land justice campaign

Many dispossessed communities wait years without settlement of their restitution claims.

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