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No tolerance for abuse and harm – safeguarding officers are in every diocese

Safeguarding everyone in our Church – especially our vulnerable adults, young people and children – is a priority.

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Fratelli tutti a profound Papal call to see everyone as brothers and sisters

Pope Francis’s new encyclical Fratelli tutti is a call for everyone to see the world as being without borders and view everyone...

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Bishops seek artist to create special 2021 Mary dedication work

Aotearoa New Zealand’s Catholic bishops are seeking an artist to create a work commemorating Bishop Jean-Baptiste Pompallier’s 1838 dedication of the country...

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First male principal in 170 years of St Mary’s College Wellington

Andrew Murray will be the new principal of St Mary’s College in Thorndon, Wellington, the first man appointed to the role in...

Religious Leaders Advertisement on EOLCA Referendum Sept 21

Many of the religious leaders of Aotearoa New Zealand signed an open letter to voters on September 20 criticising aspects of the...

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Valuing the Vulnerable is the theme for Respect Life Sunday 2020

Respect Life Sunday 2020 on 11 October invites us to value and protect vulnerable members of our families, communities, society and nation...

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Catholic Bishops’ Election Statement opposes euthanasia, urges cannabis caution

New Zealand’s Catholic Bishops are urging voters to say “no” to the euthanasia referendum and ask that voters give “serious thoughts” to...

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Nathaniel Centre briefs for parishes on End of Life Choice Act referendum

Be informed about the End of Life Choice Act Referendum:The Catholic bishops' Nathaniel Centre for Bioethics has provided a series of...

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Nathaniel Report looks at referendums, youth suicide and Covid-19 vaccine ethics

The latest issue of the Nathaniel Report is available online, filled with topical articles that include scrutiny of the euthanasia and cannabis...

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Catholic Bishops on Social Justice Week 2020: Catholic Social Teaching

Each year the Catholic Bishops of Aotearoa New Zealand set aside a week in September for Social Justice Week, inviting us to...