Tag: tolerance

Why conservative churches grow and liberal churches shrink

Originally published in Dallas News Those who don’t attend church regularly but are scouting for Christmas services this year might be surprised to find fewer mainline Protestant churches around these days. The clergy and congregants of the growing mainline Protestant churches held more firmly to traditional Christian beliefs, such as […]

Religious freedom wins as Zizipho reinstated and MP apologises

Religious freedom was the winner this week as University of Cape Town Vice Chancellor Dr Max Price ordered that “expelled” SRC Vice President Zizipho Pae be reinstated and DA MP Marius Redlinghuys apologised to her for comments he made to her in response to her Facebook post reacting critically to the legalisation […]

Christian leaders speak out against victimisation of “expelled” UCT student leader

Call for protection of religious freedom Christian leaders in Cape Town today expressed deep concern at the “unacceptable level of vitriol and animosity” levelled against University of Cape Town SRC Vice President, Zizipho Pae who was “expelled” from the SRC on Tuesday (July 21, 2015) in a reportedly chaotic and […]

UCT student leader victimised over Christian viewpoint on same-sex marriage

A University of Cape Town student leader, Zizipho Pae, has been suspended from the Students’ Representative Council (SRC) and subjected to abuse and intimidation for expressing an opinion on her personal Facebook page that the legalisation of same-sex marriage in the United States amounts to legalising sin. The African Christian […]