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Position of proposed train station applauded

By NZ Catholic Staff | May 6, 2022 | 0 Comments

Families living in the wider West Drury district have applauded the location of the train station proposed by KiwiRail, and believe it represents the greatest long-term benefit for residents – and for those attending a future Catholic school.  It will be especially convenient for students who will attend the new … Read More about Position of proposed train station applauded

Consider national education strategy

By NZ Catholic Staff | May 5, 2022 | 0 Comments

The chief executive of the New Zealand Catholic Education Office has challenged political parties to consider committing to a national education strategy.  Writing in an NZCEO e-zine in April, Dr Kevin Shore applauded many aspects of a Literacy, Communication and Maths Strategy and Hei Raukura Mō te Mokopuna launched by … Read More about Consider national education strategy

Pope agrees to treat painful knee with therapeutic injections

By Catholic News Service | May 5, 2022 | 0 Comments

VATICAN CITY (CNS) – Pope Francis will have therapeutic injections to try to alleviate the pain in his right knee, he told an Italian newspaper. “I have a torn ligament; I will have a procedure with injections and we will see,” he said in an interview published on May 3 in Corriere della … Read More about Pope agrees to treat painful knee with therapeutic injections

Pope tells Russian patriarch he cannot turn himself into ‘Putin’s altar boy’

By Catholic News Service | May 4, 2022 | 1 Comment

VATICAN CITY (CNS) – Warning that the Russian Orthodox patriarch should not “turn himself into Putin’s altar boy”, Pope Francis also said he would like to go to Moscow to meet Vladimir Putin in an attempt to end the conflict in Ukraine. The Pope reiterated that he would not be … Read More about Pope tells Russian patriarch he cannot turn himself into ‘Putin’s altar boy’

Legion of Mary ceremonies held in Auckland

By NZ Catholic Staff | May 3, 2022 | 0 Comments

On Saturday, March 26, one day after the feast of the Annunciation, the Legion of Mary gathered to take their annual promise: “I am all Yours my Mother and my Queen, and all that I have is Yours.”  The Legion of Mary held two Acies ceremonies this year due to … Read More about Legion of Mary ceremonies held in Auckland

Pope very clear abuse victim care centres must be set up, cardinal says

By Catholic News Service | May 2, 2022 | 0 Comments

VATICAN CITY (CNS) – Pope Francis has given his safeguarding commission a “very clear” mandate to encourage and supervise the world’s bishops’ conferences in establishing survivor support centres and services, said Cardinal Seán O’Malley of Boston, president of the Pontifical Commission for the Protection of Minors. “The Holy Father wants … Read More about Pope very clear abuse victim care centres must be set up, cardinal says