WelCom invited the leaders of the parliamentary parties of the 51st Parliament to respond to the 10 issues in the NZ Catholic Bishops’ 2017 Election Statement.Read more »
Cardinal John Dew has convoked an Archdiocesan Synod, to take place from 15-17 September in Wellington.
Synod Member’s Booklet
(Contains summaries of the responses to the Participation Booklet)
The full summary of responses of the input received on the Synod topics can be found in the Synod Members’ Booklet, in the Synod ’17 column to the left of this information.Read more »
The Season of Creation begins on 1 September, the Day of Prayer for Creation instigated in 2015 by Pope Francis. It ends on 4 October, the Feast Day of St Francis of Assisi, the Catholic Church’s patron saint of animals and the environment.Read more »
Former New Zealand Prime Minister, the Rt Hon Helen Clark’s response to a question put to her recently about the role of religion in addressing the world’s problems was: “Absolutely critical and I say that as a person of no faith whatsoever, but most people aren’t like me. Most people do have some adherence toRead more »