Papal Letter to “the People of God”

WelCom September 2018: For the first time, Pope Francis has written a letter to the world’s 1.2 billion Catholics about sexual abuse. Past letters on sexual abuse scandals have been addressed to bishops and faithful of individual countries. In his letter, Pope Francis has responded to widespread revelations of clerical sexual abuse of 1000 children and

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Te Wiki o te Reo Māori 2018 – Māori Language Week 2018

WelCom September 2018: Māori Language Week, te Wiki o te Reo Māori, promotes the use of Māori language, one of the three official national languages of this country – Māori, English and New Zealand Sign Language. The dates for 2018 Māori Language Week are September 10–16 with the theme ‘Kia Kaha Te Reo Māori’. The Catholic

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Enabling Communities: Everyone has a part to play

WelCom September 2018: SOCIAL JUSTICE WEEK 9-15 SEPTEMBER 2018 Every year the Catholic Bishops of New Zealand set aside a week in September for Social Justice Week, inviting us to reflect and take action on a current social justice issue. This year, 9‒15 September, we focus on disability and participation. How can we encourage more enabling communities,

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