Tag: Christian schools

Schools not appealing against OGOD judgment
Education South Africa

Schools not appealing against OGOD judgment

FOR SA says schools should not be intimidated into not exercising their rights to practice faith, invite Christian ministries Attorneys acting for the six public schools that were targeted by activist group OGOD over their religious practices have advised that they will not be appealing the judgment delivered by the Johannesburg […]

Court says public schools may not promote a particular religion — but religious observances allowed
Gauteng South Africa Uncategorized Western-Cape

Court says public schools may not promote a particular religion — but religious observances allowed

Originally published in forsa.org.za A mere six weeks after the case was argued in court, the Johannesburg High Court this morning delivered its much-anticipated judgment in the case of OGOD v six public schools regarding religion in schools. REACTION TO RULING FEDSAS The Federation of Governing Bodies of South Africa […]

Christian school accused of “Islamaphobia” apologises for letter but defends right to pray for others’ salvation
Gauteng South Africa

Christian school accused of “Islamaphobia” apologises for letter but defends right to pray for others’ salvation

A Christian school in Sandton that was accused of Islamaphobia last week over a letter to parents urging prayer for the salvation of Muslims has apologised for any misrepresentation of Islam and insensitivity in the letter. The King’s School in Linbro Park was reported to the education MEC and the CRL […]