Bishop Giuseppe Sandri MCCJ (whatever that means), who the SACBC says is Bishop of Witbank, clearly had enough time on his hands to bless a world cup soccer stadium in Nelspruit. I am glad the South African bishops are focussing on important social issues, and not just a world cup which may cost South Africa more than it gives us.
In another note, when what Johannesburg Archdiocese' Archdiocesan News called about 3 000 Catholic protesters marched on Constitution Hill under Archbishop Buthi, who attacked parliamentarians basically as complicit in murder, the wonderful SACBC (Southern African Catholic Bishops' Conference) did not find that racy reading to be good enough to send out to what they have claimed is something like 4 000 email addresses non I mean on their list.
Thank you for letting us know that a soccer stadium is "blessed" SACBC, I am sure the uber-rich will appreciate it, as with fans, before they leave the stadium drunk and die before reaching home. I am also sure the many who will be kidnapped and human trafficked during the event will appreciate that the stadium was "blessed". Glad our Bishops are focussing on important things.
"Bishop Giuseppe Sandri MCCJ, Bishop of Witbank"
- CHURCH ON THE BALL | Football World Cup South Africa 2010 (view on Google Sidewiki)