6.26
I Have Sinned Against the Lord and Against You! Will You Forgive Me?

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Adriaan Vlok

Former apartheid leader, Adriaan Vlok, is seeking redemption by washing the feet of those he wronged and attempting to live the rest of his days as a faithful Christian. Read the story about sin and redemption from The New Republic here: I Have Sinned Against the Lord and Against You! Will You Forgive Me?

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12.9
Misc: Mandela’s Legacy: The Born Frees

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The Born Frees

Nineteen years after the beginning of multiracial democracy in South Africa, the Born Frees—the first generation of the so-called rainbow nation—have come of age. The world is watching how they will continue Nelson Mandela’s legacy.  Listen to the audio slide show in The New Yorker here: Mandela’s Legacy: The Born Frees

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12.6
Mandela: Minister of Reconciliation

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Russell Politt, a Jesuit priest who grew up in South African under apartheid, writes about the life and legacy of Nelson Mandela. Read it in America here: Mandela: Minister of Reconciliation. Read Pope Francis’ tribute to Nelson Mandela here: Mandela’s Legacy Will Live on for Generations

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