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Church’s role is to build unity, equality

Religious leaders opposed apartheid and now, 25 years into democracy,  they must promote justice

NG Kerk is repenting for apartheid

It was only in 1986 that the NG Kerk welcomedSouth Africans of all races to worship under one roof

Court to clarify NG Kerk queer ruling

The court overturned the policy that queer clergy have to be celibate and that barred the church’s clergy from officiating at same-sex marriages

High Court rules church’s anti-queer policy unlawful

The Pretoria high court this morning overturned a decision by the Dutch Reformed Church forcing queer clergy to be celibate

Queer rights battle is a fight for the right to religious belief

The Dutch Reformed Church’s about-face on sexuality is in court for being doubly unconstitutional

Theology students back queer rights

Followers are suing the Dutch Reformed Church over its retrograde action on same-sex unions

Letters to the Editor: July 27 to August 2

Our readers write in about Global Citizen and the Dutch Reformed Church

Pastors heed the homophobic call

Restricted by the NGK, gay people follow their calling by starting their own churches

The slow and steady death of the Dutch Reformed Church

It was once described as the National Party at prayer. But the Dutch Reformed Church numbers are dwindling. Charles Leonard finds out why.

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 of the world's highest cable gorge swing with a 68m freefall. Yihaa! You can go rock climbing, abseiling, spelunking, river-rafting, bungee jumping, quad biking, canoeing, tubing or horse-riding. You can go fly-fishing, sailing, power boating or 4x4ing.

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