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Reeva Steenkamp's Dad Says He Can Forgive Oscar Pistorius

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Reeva Steenkamp was brutally murdered, but her father has come out saying that if Oscar Pistorius is telling the truth about his version of events that he will forgive the Olympic athlete.



I don't know how he can say this. I don't know if he is starting to believe the story or is just a better person than me, but first of all, he should not even be talking about forgiveness.



I wouldn't be. His daughter has been buried less than week and he is already willing to forgive. I don't think

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ANP to forgive Taliban, forget blood of its martyrs for peace: Haji Adeel

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http://www.pakistantoday.com.pk - PESHAWAR - The Awami National Party’s (ANP) senior leader Senator Haji Adeel on Sunday said that ANP is ready to forgive Taliban, and swallow the bloodshed of its rank bearers for the sake of restoration of peace.



Talking to media persons, Haji Adeel urged Taliban and PAK military to announce a ceasefire and initiate talks to resolve the issue. He said that Taliban have named Maulana Fazlur Rehman, Mian Nawaz Sharif and Syed Munawar Hassan for gurantors of the government, but those who would

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Catholic Church scandal: Cardinal O'Brien asks forgiveness of those he 'offended'

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Cardinal Keith O’Brien, formerly Britain’s most senior Roman Catholic cleric, has admitted his sexual conduct had “fallen beneath the standards expected of me”.



The Northern Ireland-born cleric stepped down from his post as Archbishop of St Andrews and Edinburgh last month, a day after three priests and one former priest made allegations of “inappropriate” behaviour against him.



He is now expected to face a Vatican inquiry after a new Pope has been chosen.



After initially denying t

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I may forgive Oscar Pistorius one day if he is telling the truth, says father of murdered model, Reeva Skeenkamp

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http://dailytimes.com.ng - As murder suspect and Olympic champion Oscar Pistorius spends the first days with his family after being granted bail by a South African court, the father of his murdered girlfriend Reeva Skeenkamp said he may forgive the famed ‘Blade Runner’ if he is telling the truth that he killed the model and law graduate in error.



"It doesn't matter how rich he is and how good his legal team is. He needs to live with himself if he lets his legal team lie for him," her father Barry told the Afrikaans-l

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Mother of slain woman wants to forgive attacker - Nation | The Star Online

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http://thestar.com.my - BUKIT MERTAJAM: The mother of a young woman who was stabbed to death on Valentine's Day at her home in Alma, near here, is ready to forgive her attacker.



Siew Yeow Kim, in her 50s, conveyed this to Bukit Mertajam MP Chong Eng, who was present at the woman's home in Taman Hwa Seng where a Taoist priest conducted the final rites on Tan Ching Chin, yesterday.



“She (the mother) wants to forgive him (the assailant) and wants the police to release him,” Chong said.



Siew was too distraught to

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Rihanna’s dad: ‘I forgive Chris Brown for attacking my girl’

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http://www.thesun.co.uk - RIHANNA's dad has told how he has forgiven Chris Brown for attacking his daughter, saying: "Everyone deserves a second chance".



Brown was convicted of assault after beating the Bajan beauty in 2009 but the couple have since rekindled their romance.



And their relationship has the blessing of 24-year-old RiRi's dad Ronald Fenty, according to a Sunday newspaper.



The former drug addict told the Sunday Mirror: "Chris made a mistake... a terrible one. But I'm a great believer that everybody

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Destiny’s Child banished members “forgive” Beyoncé

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http://www.glamourmagazine.co.uk - LeToya Luckett and LaTavia Roberson have forgiven Beyoncé for kicking them out of Destiny's Child, more than a decade on.



The pair put an impending lawsuit against the star aside to praise her for her big Super Bowl comeback performance on Sunday.



Beyoncé was joined on stage by the surviving members of Destiny's Child - Kelly Rowland and Michelle Williams - who have released a Greatest Hits compilation album.



Roberson, 31, said: "Obviously, seeing Beyoncé was the highlight [of the Supe

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He killed my boys but I forgive him

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http://news.asiaone.com - When her sons were killed in an accident with a cement truck in Tampines, Madam Suliani Ang pedalled furiously to the scene, only to see their broken bodies next to their mangled bike.



Recalling the traumatic episode, she breaks down in her first full media interview with The New Paper on Sunday.



But, she says, her anger at the driver has turned into forgiveness - because he must be suffering too.



SINGAPORE - It's a day she will never forget. Ever.



It was around 7pm last Monday even

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San Francisco 49ers player Culliver apologizes for his ‘ugly’ anti-LGBT comments

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http://www.rawstory.com - San Francisco 49ers cornerback Chris Culliver apologized Thursday for his anti-gay slur saying his comments were “ugly” and “he is not that kind of guy.”



“I am sorry I offended anyone. It was ugly comments. It is nothing I feel in my heart. I hope I can learn and grow from this experience. I love San Francisco,” he said.



The 24-year-old Culliver made the remarks about gays to American comedian turned radio show host Artie Lange during Tuesday’s Media Day.



Lange asked Culliver if any me

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Restorative Justice Is Not Forgiveness

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http://www.huffingtonpost.com - Restorative justice has been receiving a lot of attention lately, due to Paul Tullis's January 4 New York Times Magazine article, "Can Forgiveness Play a Role in Criminal Justice?"



This story about a restorative justice conference following the murder of a young woman by her boyfriend was also covered on the January 5 episode of the Today Show, "Parents who forgave their daughter's killer: It 'frees us.'"



Both the Times and the Today stories do their audience a disservice by dwelling on f

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