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See people as individual humans, not as a race

We need to ingrain values of equality in education, businesses, society broadly and religious groups to see people

To object or not to object is a human right

Amendments to the Civil Union Act are unconstitutional for religious magistrates

Public officials must treat all marriages equally

Religious beliefs are no longer allowed as on objection to solemnising same-sex partnerships and rightly so

Marriage officers should have the right to object on religious grounds

‘Beliefs and convictions rested on religion should be allowed the freedom awarded by the law to share the public sphere with all the other non-religious beliefs and convictions’

Eusebius McKaiser: A school’s Christian ethos doesn’t justify prejudice

Christian Life Private School barred a pupil because he wore a bracelet with cultural significance, but the decision — even in the private sphere — is constitutionally wrong

Battle for the truth about UFOs

The United States Navy has confirmed that three videos of unidentified aerial phenomena were taken by Navy pilots in 2004 and 2015

A queer night in Accra

Queer people in Ghana come up against religious conservatism every day. For one night a month, Yolo Lounge gives them a place to let down their guard and feel a sense of belonging.

Even religious freedom has its limits

When a business decides who can or cannot buy their services or products, is this discrimination?

Koleka Putuma’s Christian/ queer collision

The searing play No Easter Sunday For Queers tackles homophobic violence with a new langauge

Church hid pastor’s abuse, says dad

Survivors, including the abuser’s niece, accuse the Seventh Day Adventist Church of putting its needs ahead of the girls

A brief history of gospel music’s evolution

"Gospel’s journey continues today producing musicians of extraordinary dedication who continue to carry the word."

Take me to church … on my app

Although digital worship cannot replace human fellowship, it can certainly help one avoid the self-righteous

Let the small gods live on in    cowpats, Santa and song

In an era of crumbling secular belief systems, what can atheist parents give to their children in the place of religion?

Churches want code against cons

Those who wish to f leece the public will be held to account, say church leaders

CRL Rights Commission to investigate ‘resurrection’ pastor

Pastor Alph Lukau of the Alleluia International Ministries church in Sandton, Johannesburg, faces a summons from the CRL Rights Commission

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