Opinion

We have been wounded, but we still have hope

By NZ Catholic contributor | July 3, 2019 | 2 Comments

A new feature started in issue 564 of the newspaper showcasing the writing of student leaders from New Zealand’s Catholic secondary schools. It is planned that each “Heads and Hearts” column will feature two pieces of writing from head students on selected topics. NZ Catholic editor Dr Michael Otto said … Read More about We have been wounded, but we still have hope

Memories of Notre Dame

By Bishop Patrick Dunn | June 10, 2019 | 0 Comments

In the wake of the fire which seriously damaged Notre Dame Cathedral in Paris last month, NZ Catholic asked its publisher, Bishop Patrick Dunn, to share some of his memories of being at this famous church. I remember two very significant visits to Notre Dame in Paris. The first was … Read More about Memories of Notre Dame

A blessing of blindness

By NZ Catholic contributor | May 10, 2019 | 1 Comment

by Ken Joblin A daily experience for me is to be driven around Christchurch as I go about my life as a blind person. Many of those who drive me have come to New Zealand in more recent years. They have come for a better life. Some have escaped war-torn … Read More about A blessing of blindness

Being good and great after the hate

By Rowena Orejana | April 18, 2019 | 0 Comments

In the wake of the terror shootings in Christchurch, with the dead still awaiting burials as this editorial is being written, it is difficult to find words to do justice to the awful reality.

The real war is against a culture of death

By NZ Catholic contributor | April 16, 2019 | 0 Comments

by Brendan Malone Whenever people ask me what I think is the biggest challenge we face today in regard to abortion, it can be tempting to think in terms that are far too narrow.

Bethlehem’s light has never been extinguished

By Michael Otto | December 25, 2018 | 0 Comments

One of the visual attractions of this time of year is the growing practice of decorating houses with Christmas lights.