South African cardinal salutes Mandela for sacrifice, humility
Catholic World News - July 18, 2012
Nelson Mandela is a hero in South Africa because he “gave himself for the cause of freedom,” according to Cardinal Wilfrid Napier of Durban.
As South Africans mark "Nelson Mandela Day" on the former president’s 94th birthday, July 18, Cardinal Napier said that Mandela had always been “a man very much concerned about others,” and a “very very humble man” who maintained the common touch even after becoming an international figure.
An appeal from our founder, Dr. Jeffrey Mirus:
Dear reader: If you found the information on this page helpful in your pursuit of a better Catholic life, please support our work with a donation. Your donation will help us reach seven million Truth-seeking readers worldwide this year. Thank you!
Our Fall Campaign
Progress toward our year-end goal ($168,714 to go):
All comments are moderated. To lighten our editing burden, only current donors are allowed to Sound Off. If you are a donor, log in to see the comment form; otherwise please support our work, and Sound Off!