Feuding IPHC factions call a truce

JOHANNESBURG - Feuding factions over the leadership of the International Pentecost Holiness Church have agreed to resolve their differences and stop the violence.

The agreement follows a meeting with the CRL Rights Commission on Friday. 

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Two weeks ago, congregants were held hostage, and at least 5 people died in the violence at the Zuurbekom Church.

Over 40 people, including a police officer, soldier, and a metro police officer have been arrested.

The church has more than three million congregants in Southern Africa.