Most churches in the LGBTQ+ Dark Ages
/ 16 April 2022

Most churches in the LGBTQ+ Dark Ages

Homophobia persists in mainstream churches despite the acceptance of the queer community by Archbishop Desmond Tutu, Archbishop Njongonkulu Ndungane and Bishop Paul Verryn

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/ 19 March 2008

Knights Templar: The last charge

The accountancy firm that looks after children’s entertainers the Wiggles is not an obvious place to search for the Holy Grail, but that’s where the trail led on Tuesday night. It started with a simple quest — what on earth is a large advertisment headlined ”The Ancient & Noble Order of The Knights Templar” doing in the Daily Telegraph?

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/ 15 February 2008

Mourners pay last respects to slain schoolgirl

South Africans ought to be angry at the violent and senseless loss of precious lives affecting the country, Father Owen Franklin told mourners at the funeral of slain schoolgirl Emily Williams on Friday. The 12-year-old was killed by a bullet fired in a stand-off between robbers and security guards at a house in Fairlands, Johannesburg, on Tuesday morning.

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/ 13 February 2008

School to remember slain Randpark girl

Pupils at the Trinity House Preparatory School will remember their slain classmate Emily Williams (12) with a memorial service in the school hall on Monday. Williams died when she was hit by a bullet fired in a stand-off between robbers and security guards at a house in Kessel Street, Fairlands, on Tuesday morning.

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/ 14 January 2008

Zim police break up church services

Zimbabwean police disrupted several Anglican Church services in Harare on Sunday, arresting at least three priests and a number of parishioners opposed to a pro-government bishop. The priests were dragged out of church because they were conducting services without the authorisation of the police or that of Bishop Nolbert Kunonga.