‘I was scammed out of R600k by fake prophet’, says woman alone and broke after being duped | News24

She visited dark rooms filled with ceremonial candles and containers of muthi, performed numerous cleansing and healing rituals and spent more than half a million rand. All in the hope of getting help for recurring headaches and maybe finding love again. Instead Lerato Mfuthi* has been left with an even…

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Prophet kills congregant during baptism, says she ‘appeared like a vampire’ – report | News24

A Zimbabwean prophet, 37, has appeared in court after he allegedly killed one of his congregates during a baptism session in Nyaure River in Domboshawa. According to New Zimbabwe.com, the incident happened last weekend when Pastor Masimba Chirayi mistook Wendy Thinnamay Masuka for a “vampire”. Chirayi told the Harare magistrate’s court that…

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Pastor’s human trafficking case postponed | News24

Port Elizabeth – Nigerian pastor Timothy Omotoso will have to wait another month while the State finalises investigations relating to charges of him being in possession of fraudulent visa documentation. The charismatic televangelist is facing charges of human trafficking, sexual assault, and the rape of young girls, but had another…

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SACC excluded from interfaith council | IOL News

The SA Council of Churches was neither informed of nor invited to the recent formation of the National Interfaith Leaders Council (NILC), it said on Wednesday. “Although we do not presume that our exclusion was malicious, but the SACC is disappointed at not having been offered the courtesy of invitation,”…

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National Interfaith Council of South Africa | New Chapter in the Evolution of the Interfaith Movement

New Chapter in the Evolution of the Interfaith Movement CRATA facilitated the interaction of the NRLF, NILC, civil society organisations and government departments with a view to enhancing the development role or the religious institutions. In August 2010 the National Heritage Council hosted a national conference on the values of…

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National Interfaith Council of South Africa – Wikipedia

History The National Religious Leaders Forum (NRLF) interfaith body was formed in post-apartheid South Africa. When President Jacob Zuma took office in 2009, Pastor Ray McCauley of Rhema Bible Church formed a new interfaith organization called the National Interfaith Leadership Council (NILC) which subsequently merged with the National Religious Leaders…

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14th Dalai Lama – Wikipedia

In October 1998, the Dalai Lama’s administration acknowledged that it received $1.7 million a year in the 1960s from the U.S. government through the Central Intelligence Agency (CIA). When asked by CIA officer John Kenneth Knaus in 1995 to comment on the CIA Tibetan program, the Dalai Lama replied that though…

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Churches to seek meeting with Zuma over ‘blasphemy’ | News24

The SA Council of Churches is hoping to meet with President Jacob Zuma over his “problematic” statement that a vote for the ANC will get people into heaven, it said today. “We work on a daily basis with scores of people who are hungry, unemployed and homeless. These are our…

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