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Diakonia Council of Churches, which for more than four decades has worked towards a just society, will continue their important programme work after the organisation emerged from a recent hard-hitting financial crisis. As a consequence of some of our key overseas funding sources changing their funding priorities, the organisation was at risk of closing its doors…
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Diakonia unites politicians and people of faith at Good Friday Service

Diakonia Council of Churches once again celebrated the victory of Jesus Christ’s crucifixion on Calvary at their ecumenical Good Friday Service on Friday, 14 April. The annual service is an important day in the South African Christian calendar as well as a highlight event in the Durban Easter holiday cultural line up. This year, despite…
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Good Friday Service 2017 theme: Whom shall I send?

Diakonia Council of Churches, which recently celebrated 40 years of working towards  a just society, presents its annual ecumenical Good Friday service at dawn on Friday 14 April starting at the Durban Exhibition Centre (DEC) before processing – in silence – through the streets of the city, to the Durban City Hall. The well-established tradition…
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