Dutch Reformed Church

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.

Latest

Court date finally set for death in detention Haffejee inquest

Another apartheid era death will be investigated after NPA pressured to finally act

State capture commission granted a 13-month extension

Judge Wendy Hughes says this is the final extension because finality is "owed to the nation"

eThekwini commuters pay for council’s contracts

Perhaps a commission of inquiry can shine the spotlight on public transport in Durban, where bus and taxi passengers have to contend with fare increases and disrupted services

Press Releases

Achieving the litmus test of social relevance

The HSS Awards honours scholarly works based on their social relevance and contribution to the humanities and social sciences

Response to the report of the independent assessors

VUT welcomes the publishing of the report of the independent assessors to investigate concerns of poor governance, leadership, management, corruption and fraud at the university.

NWU student receives international award

Carol-Mari Schulz received the Bachelor of Health Sciences in Occupational Hygiene Top Achiever Award.

Academic programme resumes at all campuses

Lectures, practicals, seminars and tutorials will all resume today as per specific academic timetables.

Strategic social investments are a catalyst for social progress

Barloworld Mbewu enables beneficiaries to move away from dependence on grant funding

We all have a part to play to make South Africa work

Powering societal progress demands partnerships between all stakeholders

So you want to be a social entrepreneur?

Do the research first; it will save money and time later

Social entrepreneurship means business

Enterprises with a cause at their core might be exactly what our economy desperately needs