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Aotearoa New Zealand
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The New Zealand Catholic Bishops Conference (NZCBC) is the national body for the bishops of Aotearoa New Zealand. The Conference has a Secretariat located in Wellington, and a number of agencies and offices to assist the bishops in carrying out national level functions.
In the Roman Catholic Church an Episcopal Conference, Conference of Bishops or National Conference of Bishops is a body of bishops generally defined by geographic borders. All the bishops in a given country belong to the same conference, which might also include neighbouring countries.
The Catholic Bishops of Aotearoa New Zealand strongly support the Vatican’s repudiation of the colonial-era concept of the “Doctrine of…
The Conference has a Secretariat located in Wellington, and a number of agencies and offices to assist the bishops in carrying out functions together. The Conference meets four times a year. It has two Commissions, the Commission for the Church and the Commission for the Church in Society, both made up of bishops. The Commissions meet twice a year.