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Terrorism and religious tastes

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The spate of attacks spurred by religious extremism is growing at an alarming rate. As Muslim believers the world over observe the sacred month of Ramadan, Fikile-Ntsikelelo Moya worries about the recurring need for revenge that religious hate can inspire. More »

No women deacons — for now

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Pope Francis’ comments on the ordination of women to the diaconate, given on an in-flight papal press conference this week, suggest that despite expectations of an announcement this week on the matter, disappointingly, a decision won’t be made now. More »

Why voting is not enough

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Many South Africans made a firm decision not to vote on 8 May given the bevy of corrupt politicians and the deplorable state of public infrastructure and services. Fikile-Ntsikelelo Moya was among these, as he writes. More »

Extinction is an Option

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The high incidence of natural disasters, like the cyclones which have wreaked devastation in Mozambique, should heighten our and especially our politicians’ concern for our planet and for implementing policies to curb climate change. Yet, just days before elec... More »

‘I need South Africa as much as it needs me’

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Despite vigorous appeals from South Africa’s president, its uncertain and rapidly declining economic and political outlook is driving many citizens to emigrate. Paulina French has been mulling over her reasons for staying, despite attractive opportunities abro... More »

Folau gives faith a bad name

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Australian rugby sensation, Israel Folau and those who support his outrageous comments on social media might think that his actions make him a martyr for Christianity. For Fikile-Ntsikelelo Moya, his posts make him a bigot. More »

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