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Thuli Madonsela on faith and its role in society
Thuli Madonsela on faith and its role in society
When she was appointed public protector in October 2009 Thuli Madonsela could not have predicted the dark times she would face when her investigations brought her face to face with the highest power in the land: the president of the republic....
Easter weekend accident death toll at 103 so far
Easter weekend accident death toll at 103 so far
At least 103 people were killed in road accidents throughout the country over the Easter long weekend, the Road Traffic Management Corporation said on Monday....
A loving and just God is indeed strict
A loving and just God is indeed strict
Your "10 things about God" (March 28) really warrants a longer reply. But, on point 10, which contrasts a cruel Old Testament God with a...
Spain Holy Parade in full swing
Spain Holy Parade in full swing
First come the penitents, hundreds of mute figures in cone shaped hoods and long robes. They carry metre-long white candles. Then the centrepiece...
Pope decries technology without God
Pope decries technology without God
Pope Benedict, leading the world's Catholics into Easter, said on Saturday technological progress, in the absence of awareness of God and moral...
In Australia, the Easter ... Bilby?
In Australia, the Easter ... Bilby?
The Easter Bunny's days as a furry seasonal icon may be numbered in Australia, as conservationists Down Under move to replace it with the Easter...
Jerusalem engulfed as pilgrims mark Good Friday, Passover
Jerusalem engulfed as pilgrims mark Good Friday, Passover
Christians and Jews in the Holy Land are set to begin marking their most important festivals as Good Friday and Jewish holiday of Passover...
In bun we trust
In bun we trust
The furore around Woolworths' tasty confectionary -- the esteemed hot cross bun -- has forced the Mail & Guardian to step up and pit religious and...
Letters to the Editor: April 15
Letters to the Editor: April 15
M&G readers share their views on our religion edition, police brutality and the local government elections.
Of power, presidents and medicine men
Of power, presidents and medicine men
The office of the president is a relatively new one in most of Africa, not more than five decades old. Previously it was the colonial governor who...
Is God deaf?
Is God deaf?
"God uses his big celestial remote control to mute the prayers of black people," the young black radical philosopher, Ncendisa Mpenymama, said as...

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