Tag: commercialisation of religion

KZN matric pupil says his art is not satanic but explores commercialised religion
Kwazulu-Natal South Africa

KZN matric pupil says his art is not satanic but explores commercialised religion

Also see commentary by Afrika Mhlophe: http://gatewaynews.co.za/when-artistic-licence-gets-pushed-too-far-afrika-mhlophe/ A Kwa-Zulu Natal matric pupil whose art is at the centre of a social media storm for being blasphemous says his sketches and sculptures “are a far cry from the satanic panic some people claim it to be”. In a statement released on […]

Churches probe: CRL Commission ‘willing to talk, but not willing to stop’
South Africa Uncategorized

Churches probe: CRL Commission ‘willing to talk, but not willing to stop’

On Tuesday, November 17, Freedom of Religion South Africa (FOR SA), along with leaders from various religions and faith communities, participated in a meeting convened by the Commission for Rights of Cultural, Religious and Linguistic Communities (CRL Commission, a state institution established in terms of Chapter 9 of the Constitution) […]

CRL apologises to pastors over summonses on commercialisation of religion
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CRL apologises to pastors over summonses on commercialisation of religion

An investigation by the Commission for Rights of Cultural, Religious and Linguistic Communities (CRL) into the commercialisation of religion has angered respected church leaders in Gauteng who recently received summonses ordering them to attend hearings or face a year behind bars. The CRL has subsequently apologised to the church leaders […]