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The rape epidemic

The systematic rape of women and children has always been a weapon of war, and this remains unchanged. Innumerable accounts from survivors of mass rape exist, even from recent conflicts.

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It’s Church teaching: Pay workers justly

In South Africa, the practicalities of the just wage are currently being severely tested with numerous workers’ strikes, most of which turn violent.

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Why suffering is salvific

BY FR RALPH DE HAHN Despite the incredible advances in medical science and psychotherapy  all humanity suffers under the sentence of death. This suffering is woven into the very fabric of human experience.

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Leading by Facebook, Yes we can

Hi, my name is Sarah-Leah and I am addicted to Facebook. If there was a support group for chronic social media users, I would probably sign up.

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A Christian movement that fizzled out

When I got to Durban in the mid-1990s, I became passionately convinced about the need to promote true and authentic Christian practice. I also saw a close and strong link between Christian practice and the ecumenical movement. I earnestly believed that most Christians, regardless of denomination, had become very poor witnesses of Christ, especially when [...]

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Was Jesus’ death a type of ‘suicide’?

Was Jesus Christ killed? Can God be killed? Did Jesus Christ die? Can God die? Jesus chose the moment of his “death”. Would that be a type  of “suicide”? Or did he detach his Spirit from his body when he breathed his last on the cross? Patrick Wood

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