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.

Jehovah's Witnesses pursued as 'extremists' in Russia

2018-07-11 19:47

With masks and rifles, police came to Anatoly Vilitkevich's door in the early morning and made him pack a bag. He was wanted for religious extremism – as a Jehovah's Witness.

Australian archbishop sentenced to 12 months for child sex abuse cover-up

2018-07-03 11:10

The most senior Roman Catholic cleric to be convicted of covering up child sex abuse has been sentenced to 12 months in detention by an Australian court.

Zuma is 'the only person' who can unite blacks and Indians in KZN - religious leaders

2018-06-27 06:04

The National Interfaith Council of South Africa says it approached former president Jacob Zuma because of his 'great knowledge' of the Indian community.

WATCH: Man hurls abuse at Jews at OR Tambo airport

2018-06-21 15:50

A traveller has told how a man started shouting that "Jews are wicked" while they were waiting for their baggage after arriving from Israel.

"We enjoyed Incredibles 2 until Superdad used the Lord's name in vain"

2018-06-18 15:07

Are we being considerate enough when it comes to religion? Or do we carelessly throw around certain words without even realising they're blasphemous? A parent wrote in raising the point that even the use of "Oh my Gxx!" is disrespectful.

Malmesbury Mosque attacker had been treated for bipolar disorder

2018-06-15 16:32

The man who killed two worshipers inside the Malmesbury mosque before he was shot by police is understood to have been treated for bipolar disorder previously and had no history of violence, said the chairperson of the Somali Community Board of SA.


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.


2018-07-26 15:00

Mob lynches Muslim man over cow smuggling charges in India

2018-07-22 09:53

Police say a Muslim man has been beaten to death by a mob in western India over allegations of cow smuggling, the latest in a series of lynching by violent mobs in the country.

Malmesbury mosque attack: Hawks find no element of extremism

2018-07-05 09:53

There were no elements of extremism in the attack at a mosque in Malmesbury in which two worshippers were stabbed and killed last month, the Hawks say.

ConCourt confirms High Court ruling on polygamous Muslim unions

2018-06-29 18:22

The Constitutional Court has confirmed a Western Cape High Court finding that the Wills Act is inconsistent with the Constitution and invalid.

Smell of smoke still lingers inside Verulam mosque

2018-06-22 11:34

Smoke damage can be seen on some of the walls on the ground floor of the Verulam mosque, after it was petrol bombed in May, and the ceiling is affected.

Malmesbury attack: 'During this challenging time, one thing stood out for the world to see – unity', says MJC

2018-06-19 16:26

The Malmesbury religious community united in solidarity around their fellow Muslim residents after two people were killed inside the town's mosque last week.

Sectarianism, attacks fuelling fears among Muslims

2018-06-16 08:57

Tensions between Shia and Sunni Muslims are said to have been simmering in South Africa for years and to have peaked in Cape Town about seven months ago.

Shock and sadness over Malmesbury mosque killing - AS IT HAPPENED

2018-06-14 18:00

Scores of residents have gathered at the Malmesbury mosque for the funeral of two worshippers who were killed, before their attacker was shot dead by police.

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