ARTICLES RELATING TO SACC

Council of Churches report on state capture can be used in NEC discussions - Mantashe

2017-05-27 16:20

ANC Secretary General Gwede Mantashe says it might not have placed the SA Council of Churches report on state capture on their agenda, but it could be used in debates.

Country risks collapsing from systematic siphoning of state assets – SACC

2017-05-18 21:24

The South African Council of Churches has warned that the country risks collapsing if the ANC does not act on the "systematic siphoning of state assets pivoted around President Jacob Zuma".

#StateCaptureReport: SACC calls for corruption TRC

2016-11-03 17:24

The South African Council of Churches has called for a Truth and Reconciliation Commission on corruption following the release of the state capture report.

SADC countries, churches give SA elections 'thumbs up'

2016-08-05 16:44

Despite the unusually high number of election-related killings leading up to the local government elections, the actual voting process has received a thumbs up from observer missions.

'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.

 

'Mafia state' claim by churches is worrying - Ramaphosa

2017-05-22 11:04

The SA Council of Churches' belief that the country is on the brink of becoming a mafia state is worrying, Deputy President Cyril Ramaphosa has said.

AS IT HAPPENED: 'Jury is out' on whether Zuma is corrupt - SACC bishop

2017-05-18 11:35

Bishop Malusi Mpumlwana, in his closing statements at the SACC's presentation of the 'Unburdening Panel' findings on the issue of state capture, has said that the jury is out on whether or not President Jacob Zuma is corrupt.

ANC accuses Anglican bishop of encouraging Fees Must Fall violence

2016-10-19 12:55

The ANC has slammed Anglican Bishop Jo Seoka, accusing him of encouraging violence during the crisis gripping tertiary institutions over fees.

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.

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