Credible religious leaders to oversee church happenings

July 2017 - Umbrella bodies, made up of credible religious leaders, should oversee what happens in places of worship. That's a recommendation from the CRL Rights Commission, which also wants all religious leaders registered. ​ Video: eNCA

JOHANNESBURG - The CRL Rights Commission has recommended that umbrella bodies -- made up of credible religious leaders -- should oversee what happens in places of worship.

It wants all religious leaders registered and it's tabled a report following an investigation into dodgy religious practices.

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This follows numerous cases of controversial religious leaders who appeared before the CRL Rights Commission last year, following complaints of questionable activities in churches.

The commission has now made its findings public.

It said all leaders should be registered and linked to a location where they conduct ceremonies.

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