ARTICLES RELATING TO RELIGION

Muslim marriages case heads to SCA

2019-05-25 11:58

The recognition of Muslim marriages case is expected to come before the Supreme Court of Appeal, the Women's Legal Centre (WLC) said.

US Catholic abuse victims sue Vatican to name predatory priests

2019-05-15 15:18

Five Americans who say they were sexually molested by Catholic priests filed a lawsuit against the Vatican to compel the church to open its archives and hand over the names and details of abusive clergy.

Sri Lanka under nationwide curfew after crowds attack mosques

2019-05-13 21:33

Sri Lanka has imposed a nationwide overnight curfew after the worst outbreak of communal violence since the deadly Easter bombings.

Cape Town mosque holds emergency meeting over noise complaints

2019-05-12 09:44

Cape Town's famous Muir Street mosque, in District 6, has been hit with a noise complaint as its congregants mark the holy month of Ramadan.

WATCH: Ramadan unites Christians and Muslims in Egypt

2019-05-10 21:02

A group of Muslims and Christians have come together in Egypt to give their time to help the needy of society.

Pope Francis orders priests and nuns to report sex abuse

2019-05-10 12:04

The Roman Catholic Church's approximately one million clergy must report all suspicions of sexual abuse by church leaders at any and all levels, Pope Francis has ordered.

Getting to know gospel singer David Sejake

2019-05-03 15:11

David has been through a lot but his faith kept him going when he was rejected many times.

Pretoria dad claims his son (10) is a prophet and can heal people

2019-04-26 12:27

Thapelo is allegedly a prophet, healer and dream interpreter, however, his father maintains that even with such a powerful gift, he is still a child at heart.

Muslim soldier will be suing the U.S. Army after she was forced to remove her hijab

2019-04-05 19:45

She says she has been called a terrorist, a ninja, a member of Isis and “the girl with the hood”.

Brunei sultan calls for 'stronger' Islamic teachings, as sharia laws due to enter force

2019-04-03 19:14

Brunei's sultan has called for "stronger" Islamic teachings in the country as tough new sharia laws, including death by stoning for gay sex and adultery, were due to come into force.

 

Sri Lanka: Hardline Buddhists 'likely behind attacks on Muslims'

2019-05-16 10:45

Sri Lankan authorities have said that Buddhist groups are likely to blame for a wave of anti-Muslim riots that swept the island this week in apparent retaliation for last month's Easter bombings.

US Catholic abuse victims sue to open Vatican archives

2019-05-14 10:32

Five Americans who were sexually molested by Catholic priests will sue the Vatican to get the names and details of priests involved in abuse, an attorney for the group has said.

One grumble in 100 years: City to probe mosque 'noise complaint' after Ramadaan

2019-05-13 17:56

A single noise complaint centering around the Muslim call to prayer, which has been made from Zeenatul Islam Masjid in District Six for the past 100 years, will be investigated after the holy month of Ramadaan.

WATCH: Abu Dhabi’s Grand Mosque feeds 30 000 during Ramadan

2019-05-10 21:03

Ramadan is a time of reflection and communion for the estimated 1.8 billion Muslims worldwide.

Pretoria High Court declines to clarify same sex judgment

2019-05-10 19:13

A civil organisation defending the autonomy of churches in South Africa had its application for clarity on the 2016 same-sex relationships decision by the Pretoria High Court rejected on Friday.

'Security reasons' behind Bushiri's earlier than expected court appearance - Hawks

2019-05-09 20:59

Beleaguered self-proclaimed prophet Shepherd Bushiri and his wife Mary made a surprise appearance at the Pretoria Commercial Crime Court earlier than expected, a move the Hawks say was due to "security reasons".

Suspect in synagogue attack stuns family with radical turn

2019-04-30 08:38

The lone suspect in a fatal attack on a Southern California synagogue was a star scholar, athlete and musician who recently embraced white supremacy and anti-Semitism.

WATCH: Lifting the veil: Jerusalem exhibition aims to explain religious dress

2019-04-24 19:31

The exhibition delves into the similarities and differences between the various veils worn by some Muslims, Jews and Christians who all walk the streets of Jerusalem.

Blasphemy has been dropped from film classification in SA – despite bothering many more people than violence

2019-04-05 14:03

The Film and Publication Board considered making blasphemy a mandatory consideration when age-classifying films – and expanding it to include cultural issues. Instead new guidelines published on Friday abandons even voluntary "B" warnings.

Christchurch victim's widow: the 'world saw who is the terrorist'

2019-03-22 08:06

Salwa Mustafa lost a husband and son to a white supremacist gunman in the Al Noor Mosque, but the Syrian refugee had a defiant message for the world a week after the tragedy.

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