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Bishops Criticise Same-sex Ruling

South Africa's bishops alarmed by efforts to equate gay partnerships with marriage, reports Tracy - Jo Smith THE Sours African bishops have declared that same-sex partnerships......

Fuel Price Rise Ignites Protests In Zimbabwe

BY TRACY-JO SMITH ----THE CHURCH in Zimbabwe has criticised President Robert Mugabe's decision to triple the price of fuel as the country moves closer to economic catastrophe.......

Vatican

Pope buries law expert THE CHURCH in Rome has mourned the death of one of its most distinguished experts in canon law. Cardinal Aurelio Sabattani died in Rome at the age of 90.......

Europe

Church gains legal status THE CATHOLIC Church in the former Soviet state of Belarus has been granted full legal status less than five months after draconian religious laws were......

Africa

Church backs justice deal CHURCH officials in South Africa have welcomed the government's announcement of a one-off payment to victims of apartheid. President Thabo Mbeki said......