Vatican

Let’s change SA’s mind on psychedelics

The major hurdle is not so much an absence of science, or safety, as it is unthinking religious, moral or cultural panic

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

Cardinal admits Church files on paedophile priests ‘destroyed’

German Cardinal Reinhard Marx was speaking on the third day of an unprecedented summit of the world's top bishops

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

Catholic church split over abuse scandal gravity

The Vatican has already warned that in some countries the church is dragging its feet because of cultural difference over what constitutes child abuse

Pope calls bishops to ‘child protection’ meeting in February

The Church has been hit by a series of child abuse scandals in recent years

Pressure mounts on pope for tougher action on abuse scandals

The pope has admitted that the Church had 'delayed' in applying the necessary sanctions

Pope says on side of victims of US ‘predator’ priests

'Those who have suffered are his priority, and the Church wants to listen to them to root out this tragic horror'

Pope accepts resignation of archbishop convicted of child abuse cover-up

Earlier this month, Philip Wilson was sentenced to a year in detention after becoming one of the highest-ranking officials to be convicted

Pope aide Pell could face two trials over abuse charges

The Vatican finance chief is fighting to clear his name over historic sexual offence allegations

Pope aide Pell to stand trial on multiple sex abuse charges

The Vatican finance chief has become the highest-ranked Catholic ever to be sent to trial over historic sex offences

Vatican fraud trial over cardinal’s luxury pad kicks off

A trial against two former members of a Vatican foundation charged with embezzling charity money opened on Tuesday.

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MTN unveils TikTok bundles

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Marketers need to reinvent themselves

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Upskill yourself to land your dream job in 2020

If you received admission to an IIE Higher Certificate qualification, once you have graduated, you can articulate to an IIE Diploma and then IIE Bachelor's degree at IIE Rosebank College.

South Africans unsure of what to expect in 2020

Almost half (49%) of South Africans, 15 years and older, agree or strongly agree that they view 2020 with optimism.

KZN teacher educators jet off to Columbia University

A group of academics were selected as participants of the programme focused on PhD completion, mobility, supervision capacity development and the generation of high-impact research.

New-style star accretion bursts dazzle astronomers

Associate Professor James O Chibueze and Dr SP van den Heever are part of an international team of astronomers studying the G358-MM1 high-mass protostar.

2020 risk outlook: Use GRC to build resilience

GRC activities can be used profitably to develop an integrated risk picture and response, says ContinuitySA.

MTN voted best mobile network

An independent report found MTN to be the best mobile network in SA in the fourth quarter of 2019.