Support of the SACBC


Resolution voted at the plenary session of the Southern African Catholic Bishops’ Conference on 10 September 2008:

“The Conference resolves to give its full and enthusiastic support to the Cause for the Beatification and Canonization of the Servant of God Abbot Francis Pfanner, the founder of Mariannhill Monastery and the Congregation of the Missionary Sisters of the Precious Blood. To this end the Conference urges all members to foster devotion to Abbot Francis as the ‘Father of the Faith’ to countless Catholics in Southern Africa.”