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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.

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.

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 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.

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 by the General Secretary of South African Council of Churches, Desmond Tutu

Statement by the General Secretary of South African Council of Churches, Desmond Tutu, of October 21, 1980, in response to the warning by the Minister of Police, Mr Le Grange, about certain action of Churches.

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.

Response of the South African Council of Churches to the WCC programme to combat racism

Response of the South African Council of Churches to the WCC programme to combat racism (1969-1979).

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.

Report on a Consultation of representatives of SACC member churches on racism and change in South Africa

Pamphlet on a Consultation of representatives of SACC member churches, held at the Koinonia Conference Centre, Johannesburg,10-12 May 1982 for a follow up to the consultation on racism held in February 1980.

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.

National Conference, 1983: resolutions adopted

This is the pamphlet containing resolutions of the National Conference held in 1983 of the South African Council of Churches.

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).

Letter delivered to the Secretary of State, Dr. H. Kissinger, from the South African Council of Churches

Letter, published as an article in a journal, from South African Council of Churches to US Secretary of State Dr. Henry Kissinger to request him to remember human rights issues when negotiating with the South African Government.

June 16 Memorial service: a theological rationale and a call to prayer for the end to unjust rule

Pamphlet for the 10 year commemorative June 16 Memorial Service. This pamphlet consists of songs including Nkosi sikekela i-Africa, prayers and sermons.

Interview with Frank Chikane

Oral interview with Rev Frank Chikane, This interview was conducted just after Rev. Chikane's appointment as General Secretary of the South African Council of Churches (SACC). Chikane, age 36, was underground at the time of the interview.

Home and family life: responsibility of Christians

Pamphlet produced by the South African Council of Churches to promote a Christian way of life

Extract from the report of the General Secretary, Bishop Desmond Tutu to the SACC Annual National Conference 1979 July

Extract from the report of General Secretary, Bishop Desmond Tutu to the South African Council of Churches' Annual National Conference regarding detention without trial, banning orders, restoration of rule of law and free democracy in the Ministry of Justice.

Emergency Convocation of Churches in South Africa: package of preparation material

The Emergency Convocation of Churches in South Africa was decided upon to work on and develop effective non-violent actions to pressure the government to the negotiation table and for the church to refuse to collaborate with an unjust system.

Commission of Inquiry into the South African Council of Churches held at Pretoria on 4 November 1982

Excerpt from the transcript of evidence from Bishop Desmond Tutu, to the Commission of Inquiry into the South African Council of Churches (SACC), chaired by the Honourable Mr Justice C F Eloff, to inquire into, report and make recommendations about, the activities of the SACC, including its manag

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