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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

Wrong electoral choice can jeopardise your soul, bishop cautions

By Michael Otto | October 1, 2012 | 0 Comments

SPRINGFIELD, Illinois (CWN) — Strongly criticising provisions of the Democratic Party platform, Bishop Thomas Paprocki of Springfield warned that “a vote for a candidate who promotes actions or behaviours that are intrinsically evil and gravely sinful makes you morally complicit and places the eternal salvation of your own soul in … Read More about Wrong electoral choice can jeopardise your soul, bishop cautions

Young Aussies to call for end to detention of children

By Michael Otto | September 25, 2012 | 0 Comments

CANBERRA (CathNews) — A coalition of young people is banding together to call for an end to immigration detention of children. From September 28, young people throughout Australia will be hitting their social media networks to spread the word, reports Catholic Mission Australia in a media release. Australian Young Christian … Read More about Young Aussies to call for end to detention of children

NZ archbishop named as one of 36 ‘synod fathers’

By Michael Otto | September 19, 2012 | 0 Comments

VATICAN CITY (CWN) — The Archbishop of Wellington, John Dew, is one of 36 prelates named by Pope Benedict XVI to take part in the 13th general assembly of the Synod of Bishops, which will meet in Rome in October to discuss the “New Evangelisation”. The prelates named by the … Read More about NZ archbishop named as one of 36 ‘synod fathers’

New study confirms marriage easily best for children

By Michael Otto | September 14, 2012 | 0 Comments

WASHINGTON, D.C. (LifeSiteNews.com) — A new study shows marriage is good for children’s material prosperity, as well as their emotional and spiritual growth. “The United States is steadily separating into a two-caste system with marriage and education as the dividing line,” Heritage Foundation researcher Robert Rector wrote in the study, … Read More about New study confirms marriage easily best for children