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Politicians giving people the message at Mangere Mass

By Michael Otto | August 5, 2014 | 1 Comment

by PETER GRACE AUCKLAND — Labour Party leader David Cunliffe spoke at Mass in Auckland early this month. But he apparently won’t be the only one. At the 11.30am Samoan Malaeola Mass in Mangere on August 3, a Labour Party group arrived. Members of the party included Labour Party leader … Read More about Politicians giving people the message at Mangere Mass

Dozen of the best at yearly festival

By Michael Otto | July 21, 2014 | 0 Comments

by NEVIL GIBSON Whittling down this year’s New Zealand International Film Festival into a dozen picks, sight unseen, may seem foolhardy, given there’s a choice of more than 140 different offerings.

Group encourages prayer vigils against same-sex ‘marriage’ bill

By NZ Catholic Staff | April 4, 2013 | 0 Comments

by NZ CATHOLIC staff A group called NewZealandersforMarriage is encouraging communities throughout New Zealand to organise prayer vigils in support of traditional marriage and against the Marriage (Definition of Marriage) Amendment Bill. A press release from the group says: Dear fellow Christians and Church leaders, A wonderfully successful inter-denominational prayer … Read More about Group encourages prayer vigils against same-sex ‘marriage’ bill

NZ bishops make submission on same-sex ‘marriage’ bill

By Michael Otto | November 29, 2012 | 0 Comments

New Zealand’s Catholic bishops appeared on November 28 before the Government Administration Select Committee considering the Marriage (Definition of Marriage) Amendment Bill to share their concerns over the future implications should it become law. Their submission follows: Who we are 1. This submission on the Marriage (Definition of Marriage) Amendment … Read More about NZ bishops make submission on same-sex ‘marriage’ bill

Group makes new push for euthanasia

By NZ Catholic Staff | October 25, 2012 | 0 Comments

by NZ CATHOLIC staff CHRISTCHURCH — Right to Life says that it has come to their attention that the Volunteer Euthanasia Society has created a new label entitled “End-of-Life Choice” for their campaign in support of Labour MP Maryann Street’s euthanasia bill, itself euphemistically titled End-of-Life Choice bill (the private … Read More about Group makes new push for euthanasia

News-making school sticks to Church line

By NZ Catholic Staff | October 15, 2012 | 3 Comments

by NZ CATHOLIC staff WHANGAREI — A Catholic college, from which a teacher lost his job after supporting a protest about same-sex marriage, has emphasised the need for adherence to Catholic teaching. A media storm erupted after teacher Nigel Studdart was suspended from, and then left, his job as a … Read More about News-making school sticks to Church line