WASHINGTON (RNS) The Washington National Cathedral is a cavernous, hard-to-heat space, but the atmosphere was warm and intimate Wednesday as Nelson Mandela was honored for his struggle against apartheid.
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(RNS) As world leaders and ordinary citizens gathered to remember Nelson Mandela, abortion foes objected in blistering tones to his support for a sweeping abortion rights law they said negates any good the anti-apartheid leader achieved.
(RNS) I’d say the moment is ripe for new life being born in stables and forced to flee the powerful and greedy.
(RNS) Writing on the eve of the departure of world leaders to Johannesburg to attend a memorial service for Mandela, who died last week, Dominic Lawson wrote in the Daily Mail: “He was a giant — but how absurd for the BBC to compare Mandela to Christ.”
(RNS) As the world reacted to the death of South African hero Nelson Mandela, on Thursday (Dec. 5) at age 95, religious and political leaders added their voices to remember the man who brought down his nation’s race-dividing apartheid system. Here’s a sampling.
(RNS) Nelson Mandela was educated, first at Clarkebury and then at Healdtown, Methodist boarding schools that provided a Christian liberal arts education.
(RNS) A recently released Scotland Yard file on Bishop Trevor Huddleston alleges the late Anglican leader and celebrated anti-apartheid activist was a child molester.