Tag: regulation of religion

‘Bad pastors’ and the law: Part 3 — When a pastor does strange (but not harmful or unlawful) things
South Africa

‘Bad pastors’ and the law: Part 3 — When a pastor does strange (but not harmful or unlawful) things

In this series of articles, Freedom of Religion South Africa (FOR SA) discusses existing legal remedies for abuses or strange practices by religious leaders highlighted by the CRL Rights Commission and the media. FOR SA has consistently cited applicable existing laws as one of its objections to state regulation of […]

‘Bad pastors’ and the law: Part 2 — When a pastor makes fantastical and false claims or promises
South Africa Uncategorized

‘Bad pastors’ and the law: Part 2 — When a pastor makes fantastical and false claims or promises

In this series of articles, Freedom of Religion South Africa (FOR SA) discusses existing legal remedies for abuses or strange practices by religious leaders highlighted by the CRL Rights Commission and the media. FOR SA has consistently cited applicable existing laws as one of its objections to state regulation of […]

‘Bad pastors’ and the law: Part 1 — When a pastor commits criminal or illegal acts in the name of religion
South Africa

‘Bad pastors’ and the law: Part 1 — When a pastor commits criminal or illegal acts in the name of religion

In this series of articles, Freedom of Religion South Africa (FOR SA) discusses existing legal remedies for abuses or strange practices by religious leaders highlighted by the CRL Rights Commission and the media. FOR SA has consistently cited applicable existing laws as one of its objections to state regulation of […]

Religious leaders tell CRL they will sort out their own problems
Gauteng South Africa Uncategorized

Religious leaders tell CRL they will sort out their own problems

More than 800 delegates attended a historic, national summit of religious leaders at Rhema Church, Randburg, yesterday to address the need for a self-regulation process to prevent religious abuses. The vast majority of the leaders represented the Christian church, with most of the major denominations, independent and indigenous structures well […]