Tag: Covid-19

WATCH: FOR SA explains need for pursuing religious gathering case against government

While government has eased restrictions on religious gatherings there remain in-principle reasons for pursuing a court case that was instituted against the state in January, says Advocate Nadene Badenhorst legal counsel to Freedom of Religion South Africa (FOR SA). In a video [see at bottom of the page] response to […]

Dear President, please consider these concerns when rolling out vaccines

Freedom of Religion SA legal counsel Advocate Nadene Badenhorst has written the letter below to President Cyril Ramaphosa regarding vaccines: 10 February 2021 Dear President Ramaphosa, RE:     Religious / CONSCIENTIOUS concern regarding the use of (historical) abortion-derived fetal cell lines in the development or production of certain COVID-19 vaccines As […]

Opening of churches welcomed but answers still sought from government

Religious organisations called off an urgent application in the Johannesburg High Court today over an indefinite ban on faith-based gatherings after President Cyril Ramaphosa granted them some relief when he announced amendments to lockdown regulations last night. But while they welcomed the amendments which now permit gatherings at “faith-based” organisations […]