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18 September 2018 8:49 PM Pope: Sex is a gift from God, not taboo, between couples

Pope Francis has told French young people that sex is a "great" gift from God, not a taboo, and should be lived as a lifelong, passionate love between man and woman. Francis urged the group of young Catholics from the Grenoble diocese to protect their sexuality from pornography and other temptations that separate sex from love. He acknowledged people 31

14 September 2018 12:05 PM Man arrested after allegedly raping young girl and boy on same day

A KwaZulu-Natal man has been arrested after allegedly raping a six-year-old girl and a 10-year-old boy on the same day. According to police reports, the 35-year-old from Hammarsdale approached his first victim while the boy was on his way to a local store. “The suspect was driving a marked company vehicle when he asked the boy for directions to the Roman 40

09 September 2018 5:22 AM Pope tells bishops to fight abuse

Vatican City — Pope Francis told newly ordained bishops on Saturday that they must reject all forms of abuse and work in communion to fight the clerical culture that has fueled the sex abuse and cover-up scandal rocking his papacy. Francis cited his recent letter about combatting abuse during an audience with 74 new bishops from 34 countries in the developing 32

03 September 2018 8:35 PM Under-attack Pope calls for 'silence and prayer'

Pope Francis on Monday said "silence and prayer" were the answer to those seeking "scandal and division", amid a barrage of attacks from ultra-conservative Catholics. The pope has so far refused to respond to allegations made last month that he for years covered up sexual abuse allegations against a prominent US cardinal. "With people who lack goodwill 52

30 August 2018 9:18 AM After church service, McCain to depart Arizona for last time

The celebration of Sen. John McCain's life as a former prisoner of war and maverick politician enters a second day with a church service and a military salute before his casket departs his adopted state of Arizona for the US Capitol. A motorcade with McCain's remains leaves on Thursday morning from the Arizona Capitol, where McCain has been lying in state 37

21 August 2018 7:13 PM Dutch Reformed Church maintains decision not to recognise same sex marriages is not unfairly discriminatory

The Dutch Reformed Church maintains that its decision not to recognise same-sex marriages is not tantamount to unfair discrimination and is not in breach of the Constitution. In 2015, the church took a decision to allow individual church councils to recognise same-sex marriages and also scrapped a rule that gay ministers of the church had to be celibate 27

21 August 2018 1:59 PM Toddler survived a week among decomposing bodies

The 2-year-old KwaZulu-Natal child who was found in a home with the decomposing bodies of her family members over the weekend was allegedly confined to the house for a week before being found. A community member and a police source said the toddler was alone in the home in Thornwood, Marianhill, for several days before a local pastor found her. "For at least 48

19 August 2018 4:17 PM I even survived assassination attempts – Prince Buthelezi celebrates his 90th birthday

Celebrating his 90th birthday, Zulu Prince Mangosuthu Buthelezi said that while he had a blessed life, he had survived many challenges. "I have survived so many fiery trials, and even assassination plots. I have become a survivor," he said on Sunday as he celebrated at the Exhibition Centre in Durban on Sunday. "My heart is overflowing with gratitude 45

17 August 2018 2:24 PM Mom discovered ‘dead’ baby was still alive at funeral

The mother of a seven-month-old baby declared dead on 6 August at the Rivas hospital in Villanueva, Honduras, realised her little girl was still alive during the infant’s funeral. Little Keilin Johanna Ortiz Montoya had been admitted to hospital on 3 August with convulsions, diarrhoea, severe hydration and blistered skin caused by a bacterial infection 31

16 August 2018 12:11 PM Family sues funeral home after mother was mistakenly cremated before her funeral

A Houston family has filed a $50 million (R 723 million) lawsuit after their mother was mistakenly cremated, according to Daily Mail. In court documents filed earlier this month, the Salazar family claim that Grace Funeral Home in Texas made a mistake when they 'illegally cremated' the body of the late Roberta Salazar. In an interview with KPRC, her daughter 73