Tag: religious rights

Comment invited on draft Code of Conduct for Religion

The COGTA Parliamentary Portfolio Committee has decided (for now) not to adopt the CRL Rights Commission’s proposed recommendations for the regulation of religion. Instead, COGTA recommended (as unanimously requested by the religious community during the meetings before Parliament), that the religious community be granted an opportunity to come up with […]

Church leaders, lawyers meeting to defend religious freedom

6,2m Christians standing against State interference — Selley Senior Christian leaders and Christian attorneys are meeting in Pretoria tomorrow (Thursday) to discuss the Church’s response to growing attacks on its beliefs and freedoms. The group previously met in June and July after the SA Human Rights Commission (SAHRC) found the […]

Church and SA Human Rights Commission meeting tomorrow over spanking probe

Representatives of Joshua Generation Church (JGC) will meet with South African Human Rights Commission (SAHRC) Western Cape Senior Legal Officer, Tammy Carter, at 10am tomorrow in Cape Town to discuss the SAHRC’s investigation of the church over its doctrine on corporal punishment. Andrew Selley, Senior Pastor of JGC, and Philip […]

Religious freedom concern as Cape Town church investigated over corporal punishment beliefs

Pastor calls on SA church to stand united against State interference in church affairs A Cape Town church that is being investigated by the South African Human Rights Commission (SAHRC) over its doctrine on corporal punishment is calling on the Church to stand united against a Government attack on religious […]