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Law Commission Recommendations

WelCom December 2018: Staff of The Nathaniel Centre In October 2018, the Law Commission reported back to the Minister of Justice, responding to a request for advice on what alternative legal approaches could be taken in the event the Government decided to propose a policy shift to treat abortion as a health issue. The Law Commission

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Cardinal’s Care Appeal 2018

WelCom December 2018: Following last year’s Synod, Cardinal John Dew reached out to parishes across the Archdiocese to lend a hand with the annual Care Appeal during Advent. The response was overwhelmingly generous. ‘With your help, the appeal raised a record $65,750 to fund Catholic Social Services’ projects within the Archdiocese,’ says Cardinal John. The Appeal

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Catholic Church leaders welcome inclusion in Royal Commission

WelCom December 2018: The New Zealand Catholic bishops and religious orders have welcomed the inclusion of faith-based institutions in the New Zealand Government’s expanded inquiry into the historical abuse of children. On Monday 12 November 2018, the prime minister Jacinda Ardern stated that Cabinet agreed to expand the inquiry to include faith-based institutions. The inquiry will

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Fruit of the Vine, Work of Human Hands

WelCom December 2018: ‘For the LORD your God is bringing you into a good land, a land of brooks of water, of fountains and springs, flowing forth in valleys and hills; a land of wheat and barley, of vines and fig trees and pomegranates, a land of olive oil and honey.’ – Deuteronomy 8:7-8 Symbolic references

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Peace, Goodwill and Understanding

WelCom December 2018: Wellington’s Abrahamic Community What are a Jew, a Muslim, and a Christian doing having a coffee together at the Botanical Gardens, Wellington? Those who watch television ads will have noticed a recent Kiwibank advertisement featuring just that. Kiwibank recently launched a campaign about helping make Kiwis better off by supporting them realise their

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Noël – Sounds of Christmas

WelCom December 2018: Saturday December 15, 7pm: Wellington Cathedral of St Paul. Despite the Metropolitan Cathedral of the Sacred Heart closing in July, the Cathedral Choirs have continued their work ensuring music for the weekly Masses as well as concerts around the Wellington area. This December the Cathedral Choirs and Orchestra, augmented by singers from around

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Carols at the Holy Spirit Cathedral

WelCom December 2018: Unity Singers welcomes you to Christmas Carols at Cathedral of the Holy Spirit, Tuesday 4 December, at 7pm. Admission: donation or item of non-perishable food for the SVDP Foodbank. Food donations can also be left at the Cathedral Parish Office or the Vinnies shop 252 Rangitikei St. Our stocks are very low on

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