A former minister of police in South Africa's apartheid regime has again washed the feet of people he says he wronged while head of one of the most feared arms of the State - but this time they were apartheid's 'foot soldiers' themselves.
A South African church suspended in 1982 from the World Alliance of Reformed Churches for its support for apartheid is "still not ready for readmission", a meeting of the grouping's executive committee in Geneva has been told.
A Methodist bishop in South Africa, who runs a shelter for people fleeing from his country's northern neighbour, wants police here to stop arresting Zimbabweans now that the law concerning their visas has been changed.
A senior South African Roman Catholic cleric has called on the newly-elected African National Congress government, led by Jacob Zuma, to go all out in its efforts to eradicate poverty, HIV and AIDS throughout the country.
Religion has always played a part in South African elections say voters, but this year the voice of churches and their leaders at times has been strong during campaigning for the 22 April general election.