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Quiet contemplation this Easter

From church services over WhatsApp to eating with family and listening to chilled music over Instagram, South Africa is going to have a very different long weekend, grounded in sharing and caring

Fake FDI tops global growth

Pope Francis this week exhorted the political leaders of Mauritius, known as a tax haven and enclave for shell companies, to promote policies that...

Australia’s Cardinal Pell loses child sex abuse appeal

Pell had been trying to overturn the verdicts and six-year sentence for sexually assaulting two 13-year-old choirboys in the 1990s

Father hopes for justice as Cardinal Pell waits on appeal verdict

The former Vatican number three, is appealing against his conviction on five counts of sexually abusing two 13-year-old choirboys in the 1990s

Signal summit on sex abuse opens at Vatican

The idea is that the 114 heads of bishops' conferences will return home with clear ideas on how to spot and deal with abuse

Vatican app feeds art restoration frenzy

The Vatican Museums application hopes to create a community of philanthropic supporters through its crowdfunding venture.

Vatican challenges outlook on homosexuality

A document from the Vatican has called on Catholics to be more accepting and valuing of same-sex couples - but maintain church doctrine on family.

Vatican climbdown over sex-abuse remarks

The Vatican was forced into a climbdown after remarks by a senior cardinal linking homosexuality with paedophilia caused an international outcry.

Is he a hard hat or a prophet?

He's a man of temperate habits with a love of cats and classical music. Yet his image is that of God's rottweiler. John Hooper profiles the pope.

Vatican refutes ‘false’ reports on plot to oust catholic editor

The Vatican on Tuesday issued a statement rebutting reports that the resignation an Italian bishops' newspaper editor had to do with the Holy See.

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Eastern Cape citizens don’t have to visit the labour department for UIF

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VBS case delays cause massive frustration

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