South African cardinal discusses Mandela Day
Catholic World News - July 18, 2013
In an interview with Vatican Radio, South Africa’s leading prelate discussed Mandela Day, an international commemoration that honors Nelson Mandela by encouraging people to volunteer their time in service of others.
“In this time in history that is something that is exceptionally necessary, because there is a terribly selfish streak in a lot of people thinking only of themselves, of their own narrow circle, or of their own party,” said Cardinal Wilfrid Napier of Durban. “And if that message of Mandela gets through, it will make a big difference to our country.”
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