Dutch Reformed Church

 
Court to clarify NG Kerk queer ruling
Court to clarify NG Kerk queer ruling
A group of religious bodies, the Alliance Defending the Autonomy of Churches in South Africa (Adacsa), has applied to the high court in Pretoria...
NG Kerk is repenting for apartheid
NG Kerk is repenting for apartheid
The Dutch Reformed Church (NG Kerk), whose congregants are predominantly white Afrikaans speakers, says it was part of the problem of apartheid,...
High Court rules church’s anti-queer policy unlawful
High Court rules church’s anti-queer policy unlawful
The Pretoria high court on Friday morning overturned a decision by the Dutch Reformed Church forcing queer clergy to be celibate and barring the...
Queer rights battle is a fight for the right to religious belief
Queer rights battle is a fight for the right to religious belief
A Goliathan battle is under way inside the Dutch Reformed Church (DRC) to shape the ethics and values on which it imagines its future, and the...
Theology students back queer rights
Theology students back queer rights
The Dutch Reformed Church (DRC) is being taken to court after it went back on its decision to allow same-sex unions.
Letters to the Editor: July 27 to August 2
Letters to the Editor: July 27 to August 2
I have always admired and enjoyed reading Kwanele Sosibo’s views on South African music, arts and culture. So I was surprised to read his 
Pastors heed the homophobic call
Pastors heed the homophobic call
Week after week, with perfunctory precision, the electrodes would be attached to various parts of Pieter Oberholzer’s body. His temples. His hands....
The slow and steady death of the Dutch Reformed Church
The slow and steady death of the Dutch Reformed Church
It was during the one beautiful Afrikaans hymn that I closed my eyes and I was instantly transported about 40 years back to the platteland Dutch...
Simply hanging out at Sabie
Simply hanging out at Sabie
Sabie is the undisputed outdoor adventure capital of the Lowveld. There's an amazing choice of things to do. You can experience the adrenaline rush...
Piet Koornhof cremated in Stellenbosch
Piet Koornhof cremated in Stellenbosch
Former Cabinet minister Dr Piet Koornhof has been cremated in Stellenbosch in what was apparently a hush-hush service, News 24 reported on...
Killers of homeless man 'saw vagrants as threats'
Killers of homeless man 'saw vagrants as threats'
Three men who, as teenagers, beat to death a homeless man sleeping on church premises two years ago, saw vagrants as a threat to their neighbourhood, the Bellville Regional Court heard on Tuesday....