Vatican urged to reveal status of ousted US archbishop

2018-12-18 05:35

A prominent US archbishop is asking the Vatican for answers about the status of an investigation into alleged sexual misconduct against his predecessor.

We never asked mosque to stop call to prayer - City of Cape Town

2018-12-12 20:09

The City of Cape Town has announced that it will assist a mosque in Strandfontein with sound management measures after a resident complained about the 'noise' during the daily call to prayer.

City to meet with mosque over notice to stop 'noisy' call to prayer

2018-12-11 06:09

The City of Cape Town is expected to meet with the representatives of a Strandfontein mosque after a complaint that its daily call to prayer is too noisy.

This rare English Q'uran is going on auction

2018-12-05 05:04

An extremely rare edition of one of the first Q'urans to be translated into English is going on auction.

Worshipper killed, imam shot in Cape Town mosque attack

2018-11-23 10:53

A 30-year-old man has been shot and killed, and an imam was injured in an attack on a Cape Town mosque.

Controversial prophet Bushiri focuses on abuse in one of his recently launched books

2018-11-14 15:20

Controversial self-styled prophet Shepherd Bushiri, who was recently accused of rape, touches on the subject in a book he has written.

Moral responsibility for Omotoso lies with the churches

2018-10-26 06:01

The problem is not regulation of churches – the problem is the regulated teachings within the churches which socialise girls and women to submit to male authority, writes Sarojini Nadar.

Family and officials at odds over Muslim boy's beard at Christian school

2018-10-23 20:20

A Benoni-based private Christian school has come under fire for refusing to allow a Muslim pupil to grow his beard in line with Islamic practices.

Omotoso trial: Nurse faces public backlash after victim-shaming Cheryl Zondi

2018-10-17 15:48

A nurse, who used to work at Mediclinic through an agency, has faced the wrath of social media users after she took to Facebook to shame Nigerian pastor Timothy Omotoso's alleged rape victims.

'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.


Fact-check: Have 60 000 Christians been killed in central Nigeria since 2001?

2018-12-13 20:14

A video uploaded to Facebook by one of US president Donald Trump's lawyers claims that 60 000 Christians have been killed by nomadic Muslim herdsmen in central Nigeria since 2001.

Police ordered to pay R100K to Prophet Mboro for unlawful arrest

2018-12-11 14:52

The South Gauteng High Court in Johannesburg has ordered the Ministry of Police to pay self-proclaimed Prophet Paseka 'Mboro' Motsoeneng R100 000 in damages for unlawfully arresting and detaining him in 2011.

Handwritten Albert Einstein letter doubting God auctioned for $2.89m

2018-12-05 20:47

A handwritten letter by Albert Einstein in which the physicist doubts the existence of God has been auctioned for $2.89m.

We should've spoken up about religious abuse sooner - CRL

2018-11-30 15:23

Religious leaders say they cannot apologise enough for terrible things that have been happening in churches in the name of religion.

Food certification does not fund religions - religious leaders

2018-11-22 22:46

Buying a halaal-certified product does not mean you are helping to build a mosque, religious leaders say.

DA demands protection for Cheryl Zondi and other Omotoso trial witnesses

2018-10-30 22:45

The DA is demanding protection and counselling for Cheryl Zondi and other witnesses in the trial of rape accused preacher Timothy Omotoso after it emerged that the witnesses have no protection from potential threats to their lives.

Religious leaders 'deeply disturbed' by corruption, service delivery failures

2018-10-25 11:32

Religious leaders have expressed concern about the high levels of corruption, service delivery failures and land issues that plague the country.

Protesting PE residents victorious as Omotoso church shut down

2018-10-21 17:17

Heated exchanges have happened outside the entrance of pastor Timothy Omotoso's Jesus Dominion International church in Port Elizabeth, as men in dark shades and suits came out of the blue garage doors to face off against protesters.

NSPCA to investigate notorious 'snake pastor' who fed dog meat to congregants

2018-10-17 12:07

The NSPCA intends to investigate the so-called 'snake pastor', who has allegedly fed dog meat to his congregants during communion.

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.

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