Tag: Dutch Reformed Church

DRC judgment doesn’t force all churches to marry gays, but sets dangerous precedent
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DRC judgment doesn’t force all churches to marry gays, but sets dangerous precedent

Last Friday a full bench of the Pretoria High Court ruled that a 2016 decision by the Dutch Reformed Church (DRC) Synod to reverse its 2015 decision to remove the celibacy requirement for homosexual ministers and to solemnise same-sex civil unions, was both procedurally and constitutionally unlawful. While technically nothing […]

Court’s same-sex ruling “a big moment for us”, says Dutch Reformed Church
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Court’s same-sex ruling “a big moment for us”, says Dutch Reformed Church

Translated from a report in e-kerkbode Judgment is expected tomorrow (Friday March 8) at the High Court in Pretoria in a court case over a Dutch Reformed Church (DRC) Synod decision on homosexual relationships. BREAKING NEWS High Court scraps Dutch Reformed Church decision against same-sex marriages Read more at https://www.news24.com/SouthAfrica/News/high-court-scraps-dutch-reformed-church-decision-against-same-sex-marriages-20190308 […]

NG Kerk voer gesprek met EFF
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NG Kerk voer gesprek met EFF

Oorspronklik gepubliseer in GrensPos – Nr 2 25 Januarie 2018 (NGK Ooskaap nuusbrief) Gustav Claassen, algemene sekretaris van die algemene sinode, vertel van ‘n ontmoeting tussen afgevaardigdes van die algemene sinode en die EFF: In ‘n poging om met politieke partye en ander rolspelers in gesprek te tree en ons […]