SOUTH AFRICAN COUNCIL OF CHURCHES

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Statement of General Secretary of South African Council of Churches, Bishop Desmond Tutu, October 11, 1979

The statement of the General Secretary of the South African Council Of Churches made on October 11, 1979 regarding the serious allegations against SACC made by Louis le Grange, Minister of Police and Prisons.

Divine obedience: a letter to the Minister of Justice

Journal article containing an open letter to the Minister of Justice, the Honourable A Schlebusch, from Alan Boesak about the South African Council of Churhes Resolution on civil disobedience. Translated from Afrikaans.

Review since last Conference

The letter from Desmond Tutu to SACC regarding the review of the conference about the death of Steve Biko. Also asking the authority to institute the judicial inquiry into Steve's death.

This Council of the SACC calls upon all its member churches

The South African Council of Churches (SACC) calls upon all its member churches to participate in the National Day of Prayer for the people of Crossroads which has been organised for Sunday July 30th, 1978, under the auspices of the Ministers' Fraternal of Langa, Nyanga and Gugulethu.

Statement by the Acting General Secretary of the South African Council of Churches...

Journal article containing the statement by the Acting General Secretary of the South African Council of Churches, John Rees and other church leaders on the decision of the Transkeian Government to ban the Methodist Church and other Statements.

Statement issued by the S A Council of Churches in reply to the Baptist Union

Statement issued by S A Council of Churches (SACC) expressing conern about the withdrawal of the Baptist Union from the Council on the issue of the claim on monopoly of non-violence. The Council has reacted to the statement on the basis that this implies that SACC is in favour of violence.

Statement on the Internal Security Bill

Statement issued by the South African Council of Churches (SACC) expressing discontent about the Internal Security Bill, formerly known as Promotion of State Security Bill. Includes a statement about the Prevention of Illegal Squatting Bill

Statement of the South African Council of Churches

Journal article containing a statement by various church bodies including the South African Council of Churches, the Christian Institute, IDAMASA, the World Council of Churches, ALCA and several foreign churches in reaction to the unrest in Soweto. Note that this document is not very legible.

Resolutions of the Eight National Conference of the South African Council of Churches, July 27-29, 1976

Resolutions of the South African Council of Churches, discussed at the Eighth National Conference, which includes the call for detainees to be charged or released, the right for students to non-violent protest and the rejection of the oppressive system of the South African Government.

Statement issued by the Praesidium of the South African Council of Churches on Security Branch raid on Diakonia House on November 26th, 1976

Statement issued by the South African Council of Churches (SACC) regarding Security Forces raid on their offices in Diakonia House. Included is also a statement on the banning of Trade Unionist

Statement issued by the South African Council of Churches in reply to remarks made in Parliament by Mr. Jimmy Kruger, Minister of Justice, on the

Statement issued by the South African Council of Churches (SACC) regarding remarks made by Minister Kruger to Parliament about the aid given by SACC to victims of unrest.

List of the ten transgressions of the religion freedom by the SA Government as compiled by the Justice of the reconsiliated divison of the SACC

List of the ten transgressions of religious freedom by the SA Government as compiled by Justice and Reconciliation division of the South African Council of Churches (SACC).

Time to tackle the patriarchy
Text of telex received from Rev Frank Chikane

Telex from Rev Frank Chikane, General Secretary of the South African Council of Churches to the National Council of the Churches of Christ in the USA, October 9, 1987 about the South African Council of Churches position on sanctions.

The South African Council of Churches
The crisis of violence for Christians: where does the Church stand on the question of violence
SACC challenged on forced removals
Paper delivered at the Annual Meeting of Diakonia on March 25, 1980

Article containing a paper delivered by Archbishop Tutu, General Secretary of the South African Council of Churches, at the annual meeting of Diakonia on 25 March 1980 on population removals and the urban church.

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