Tag: religious freedom

Same-sex couple enters fray, wants R2m from Beloftebos

The unfair discrimination case instituted against Beloftebos wedding venue by the South African Human Rights Commission (SAHRC) has intensified after another same-sex couple filed legal papers against Beloftebos, seeking R2 million in damages for the impairment of their dignity and pain and suffering. In their application, Sasha-Lee Heekes and Megan […]

Sean Feucht continues nationwide worship celebrations — healings, baptisms and salvations

By Janenne Pung — Originally published in Charisma News Amid America’s chaos, California worship leader Sean Feucht is hosting outdoor worship services — all over the country. A video posted on Instagram from Friday, September 11 in Fort Collins, Colorado, shows people singing, laughing, crying, dancing and praying. People are […]

Release of Christians in Eritrea raises hopes for religious freedom, says persecuted-Church missionary in SA

Reports that the Eritrean government has released 27 Christian prisoners of faith raises hopes for the release of other church leaders who still remain behind bars, says Filmon Tesfai, a fugitive from Eritrea and missionary with Voice of the Martyrs (VoM) South Africa. “These believers stayed from two to 16 […]

Sudan agrees with rebels to remove Islam as state religion

By Jayson Casper — Originally published in Christianity Today In signing successive peace deals with entrenched rebel movements last week, Sudan drew upon the legacy of Thomas Jefferson. “The constitution should be based on the principle of ‘separation of religion and state,’” read the text of an agreement between the […]