'Snake Pastor' feeds dog meat to congregants for communion

2018-10-16 19:51

Controversial "snake pastor" Penuel Mnguni who has fed snake and rat to his congregants has now chosen dog meat for communion.

WATCH: Top 5 world news videos today

2018-10-10 05:42

Watch our playlist of the five most talked about world news videos today, October 10, 2018.

Pope: Sex is a gift from God, not taboo, between couples

2018-09-18 22:49

Pope Francis has told French young people that sex is a "great" gift from God, not a taboo, and should be lived as a lifelong, passionate love between man and woman.

Prison accused of discriminatory treatment of Muslim woman

2018-09-13 15:29

A civil rights group says staff at a privately run Kansas prison repeatedly disparaged a Muslim woman for wearing a headscarf and ordered her to take it off before allowing her to leave her cell.

Two Malaysian women caned under Islamic law for lesbian sex

2018-09-03 10:06

Two Malaysian women have been caned for having lesbian sex in violation of strict Islamic laws, despite an outcry from activists at the "cruel and unjust" punishment.

State must introduce legislation to recognise Muslim marriages as valid, court rules

2018-08-31 11:01

The Western Cape High Court has ruled that the State is obliged to introduce legislation to recognise Muslim marriages as valid, and to regulate the consequences of these unions.

Millions of Muslims have come together in Saudi Arabia for one of the largest gatherings in the world.

Millions of Muslims have come together in Saudi Arabia for one of the largest gatherings in the world.

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Arsonists target Constantia Muslim shrine

2018-08-07 21:09

The chairperson of the shrine's trust says he is shocked that someone could target the shrine, considering all the work that has been put into making it a peaceful retreat for visitors.

Religious tolerance and the Middle East conflict

2018-07-31 17:05

There are many distorted perceptions as to what is happening in the Middle East, but the hysterical and factually inaccurate accusations that are made against Israel are worrying, writes Charisse Zeifert.


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Catholic priest, 84, apologises after three decades to man who shared sexual abuse story

2018-10-12 07:24

An 84-year-old Catholic priest has broken his silence after three decades to apologise to a Limpopo man who recently shared his story about the sexual abuse he suffered while in his teens.

Marius Fransman has not yet apologised for 2013 remarks - SA Jewish Board

2018-09-28 11:52

Former ANC Western Cape leader Marius Fransman has not yet apologised to the South African Jewish Board of Deputies for "offensive and inflammatory" public statements he made in 2013, the board says.

Morality provision removed from Jewish prayer after Ramaphosa replaced Zuma - Chief Rabbi

2018-09-13 17:49

Chief Rabbi Warren Goldstein has said since Cyril Ramaphosa replaced Jacob Zuma as president, he has reverted back to the original version of the Prayer for the Republic of South Africa that is recited at synagogues across the country.

Why Ramaphosa's address to the Jewish community is important

2018-09-13 13:36

President Cyril Ramaphosa’s address to the community was a critical one that noted the Jewish contribution to the anti-apartheid struggle and the value that Jews have added to every “crevice” of South African society, writes Howard Feldman.

Muslim marriages: Women's Legal Centre says judgment is of 'great significance'

2018-08-31 21:23

The Women's Legal Centre has welcomed a Western Cape High Court judgment which has found that the state is obliged to introduce legislation to recognise Muslim marriages as valid.

Pope in Ireland, listens to the wounds of the abused

2018-08-26 13:15

Pope Francis is visiting a famous shrine following a meeting with victims of clerical sex abuse and other abuses committed by Catholic officials and institutions.

Australia archbishop gets house detention for child sex abuse cover-up

2018-08-14 11:22

The most senior Roman Catholic cleric convicted of covering up child sex abuse has been ordered by an Australian court to serve his one-year sentence in home detention rather than jail.

Food Lover's Market apologises for stocking pork in one its 'strictly halaal' stores

2018-08-02 15:49

Popular grocery store Food Lover's Market has apologised to the Muslim Judicial Council and the Islamic community after falsely advertising one of its Cape Town stores as 'strictly halaal'.

Religious leaders say prayer is needed to solve SA's problems

2018-07-26 19:02

Religious leaders, under the auspices of the newly-formed Pentagon Prayer Movement, are to hold a National Day of Prayer at Ellis Park Stadium in Johannesburg to save South Africa from all its ills.

WATCH: Nigerian student called to bar with her hijab

2018-07-24 12:28

A Nigerian law graduate, Amasa Firdaus Abdulsalam, has finally been allowed to participate in the call to the bar ceremony, having been previously banned in November 2017 due to her hijab.

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