Tag: Covid-19 regulations

Mayor Mxolisi Kaunda to ask Ramaphosa to allow religious gatherings

Originally published in Independent Online Ethekwini mayor Mxolisi Kaunda will plead with President Cyril Ramaphosa this weekend to relax Covid-19 restrictions on religious gatherings, to enable a spiritual injection for “a highly stressed” South African society. Since the advent of the pandemic, which led to restrictions on economic activity, many […]

Government can’t have special Covid-19 dispensation for faith-based organisations — Dlamini-Zuma

Originally published in News 24 It is not possible for government to have a different disaster management dispensation for faith-based organisations, especially in the third wave of Covid-19 infections, Cooperative Governance and Traditional Affairs Minister Nkosazana Dlamini-Zuma has said. On Tuesday, several religious leaders complained to the Portfolio Committee on Cooperative […]

Canadian pastor arrested after holding public worship services

Originally published in Christian Today A pastor has been arrested in Canada after holding in-person worship services in breach of public health orders. Pastor Artur Pawlowski and his brother Dawid Pawlowski were arrested and charged with “organising an illegal in-person gathering, including requesting, inciting or inviting others to attend an illegal […]