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11 March 2018 12:35 PM It's like 'South Africa is being healed' by God

Olievenhoutbosch - President Cyril Ramaphosa says South Africa has entered a healing mode, where challenges such as corruption and unemployment will be addressed. Speaking during a church service at the Hope Restoration Covenant Church in Olievenhoutbosch, Tshwane, Ramaphosa said the ANC's watershed December elective congress was a prayer to God in order 30

11 March 2018 5:59 AM Nun involved in lawsuit with Katy Perry over convent dies

Los Angeles — A nun who was involved in a lawsuit with pop star Katy Perry over the sale of a convent in Los Angeles died Friday after collapsing during a court appearance. Sister Catherine Rose Holzman, 89, had served the church "with dedication and love for many years," Archbishop Jose Gomez said in a statement. Holzman was a member of an order of elderly 31

06 March 2018 7:14 AM Meghan Markle enjoys private bridal shower ahead of baptism

Cape Town – Meghan Markle reportedly enjoyed a private spa-themed bridal shower with a few of her friends ahead of her baptism into the Church of England. A source confirmed to Us Weekly the close friend to the royal couple Markus Anderson organised the low-key soirée at Soho Farmhouse in London over the weekend. According to the venue’s website, Soho Farmhouse 26

26 February 2018 10:33 AM Ngcobo residents call for bail to be denied for police station massacre suspects

Eastern Cape – Ngcobo residents on Monday gathered outside the local magistrate's court to oppose bail ahead of the first appearance of 12 suspects expected in the dock on charges of murder, attempted murder and possession of illegal weapons and ammunition. The group is accused of being behind the bloody massacre which unfolded in the Ngcobo police station 95

25 February 2018 12:50 PM Famous Jerusalem church shut over tax protest

Jerusalem - The leaders of the major Christian sects in Jerusalem say they are closing the Church of the Holy Sepulchre for several hours to protest an Israeli plan to tax their properties. The churches responsible for the site issued a joint statement on Sunday bemoaning a "systematic campaign of abuse" against them, comparing it to anti-Jewish laws issued 57

25 February 2018 9:59 AM DRC police fire bullets, tear gas on anti-Kabila rally: AFP

Kisangani - At least two people were wounded as police fired live bullets and tear gas on Sunday to break up a banned protest against Democratic Republic of Congo President Joseph Kabila in Kisangani, the country's third largest city, an AFP reporter said. Hundreds starting marching after mass at the city's cathedral but were dispersed by security forces 30

24 February 2018 11:32 AM Ngcobo massacre: Suspects tried to 'fight their way to freedom'

Ngcobo – Police officials acted in accordance with the law when they shot and killed seven gunmen and arrested 10 others at a church on Friday in relation to the killing of police members in Ngcobo. Members from the Tactical Response Team and others in the task team tasked with tracking down those responsible for the killings, were met with force by those 24

23 February 2018 8:40 PM Father who sparked fire that killed son gets prison

New Jersey — A New Jersey father who admitted tossing lit matches in an apartment that sparked a fire which killed his infant son and damaged dozens of buildings is now headed to prison. Eddie Gonzalez Sr. received a five-year sentence on Friday. The 27-year-old Union City man had pleaded guilty last November to reckless manslaughter. Gonzalez and another 31

21 February 2018 4:04 PM Vatican investigator meets with Chilean sex abuse victims

Santiago — The Vatican's sex abuse investigator on Tuesday began a series of meetings in Chile with victims and others who have opposed the appointment of a bishop accused of covering up for the country's most notorious pedophile priest. Pope Francis has strongly backed Bishop Juan Barros, who is accused by victims of witnessing and ignoring the abuse 35

19 February 2018 6:09 PM Pope backs down, OKs resignation of divisive Nigerian bishop

Vatican City - Pope Francis backed down on Monday and accepted the resignation of Nigerian bishop who had been rejected for years by the priests of his diocese, setting a precedent that could have repercussions elsewhere. The announcement came after Francis in June issued a harsh ultimatum to the priests of Nigeria's southern Ahiara diocese that they would 32