ARTICLES RELATING TO SACC

South Africans must make distinctions between SADF and apartheid police - SACC

2016-06-11 22:15

South Africans must make a distinction between the Apartheid army and its police, South African Council of Churches president Bishop Malusi Mpumlwana says.

The chorus calling for Zuma to resign is growing

2016-04-09 09:01

It has been a turbulent time for the ANC as its leadership wrestles in the face of mounting pressure for President Jacob Zuma to step down or for the party to take action.

Please resign, church leaders ask Zuma

2016-04-08 15:31

The South African Council of Churches says it has asked the ANC to convince President Jacob Zuma to resign.

SACC is just a govt mouthpiece - student leaders

2016-01-19 13:42

Student leaders have accused the South African Council of Churches of being a government mouthpiece.

SACC calls for pastor certification to avoid 'alien practices'

2015-08-20 21:13

The SA Council of Churches has called for the basic certification of pastors to protect people from "objectionable, heretical and alien" practices.

SACC to discuss 'unethical practices' by pastors

2015-08-06 07:44

Pastors and so-called prophets who engage in bizarre practices, such as instructing their followers to eat snakes, ants, and grass, will be the theme of a discussion hosted by the SA Council of Churches.

SACC offers support to Patriotic Alliance

2014-04-29 14:46

Veterans of the historic SA Cape Corps military unit is set to help canvass support for the Patriotic Alliance ahead of the general elections.

Calls to end xenophobic attacks

2013-03-15 14:41

South Africans need to make an effort to get to know and befriend foreigners in the country, former SA Council of Churches general secretary Brigalia Bam says.

Bishop: Make Marikana hilltop a monument

2012-11-23 15:37

The hilltop in Marikana where 34 people were shot by police on August 16 should be declared a monument, says SA Council of Churches president Johannes Seoka.

Talks on Lonmin crisis resume

2012-09-12 12:07

Talks to resolve a crisis at Lonmin's Marikana mine are due to resume in Rustenburg, the SA Council of Churches says.

 

'Church should preach forgiveness, not call for Zuma to go''

2016-04-11 08:36

The SA Council of Churches are violating religious ethics by calling for President Jacob Zuma to resign, the Ex-Political Prisoners' Association (Eppa) has said.

ANC leaders wrestling over calls for Zuma to resign - SACC

2016-04-08 20:13

ANC leaders are in pain and wrestling in the face of mounting pressure for President Jacob Zuma to resign, South African Council of Churches general secretary Bishop Malusi Mpumlwana has said after a meeting with four of the ruling party's top six.

Gauteng student leaders a no-show at SACC meeting

2016-01-19 14:00

Gauteng university student leaders have been noticeably absent from a meeting with the South African Council of Churches in Johannesburg.

Rebuild public confidence, church leaders tell Zuma

2015-12-15 15:58

The SA Council of Churches has told President Jacob Zuma he needs to rebuild public confidence in his office, during a meeting at the Union Buildings.

'Snake' pastors are heretics - SA church council

2015-08-06 14:54

So-called prophets and pastors who make their followers engage in bizarre activities, such as eating snakes, are heretics taking advantage of desperate people, says the SA Council of Churches.

Pray for building collapse victims - SACC

2014-09-18 18:38

The SA Council of Churches has urged religious groups to pray for those affected by the building collapse in Lagos, Nigeria, which killed scores of people, including South Africans.

NUM pulls out of Marikana commemoration

2013-08-15 18:13

The National Union of Mineworkers says it will not take part in the Marikana commemorations.

Clerics warn Zuma of lost moral compass

2012-12-11 08:40

Religious leaders have written to President Jacob Zuma, warning that the public is concerned that South Africa has lost its moral compass.

Community mobilised to join Lonmin march

2012-09-12 14:12

Community members are being mobilised by strikers to join a march to the smelters at Lonmin.

Motlanthe bothered by govt criticism

2012-08-30 08:07

SA Council of the Church's criticism of the government's credibility bothers Deputy President Kgalema Motlanthe a great deal, he says.

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