Wednesday, December 12, 2018

Featured Catholic News

Printing error delays NZ’s new translation

by NZ CATHOLIC staff WELLINGTON — The new translation of the Roman Missal will not be introduced in New Zealand on the first Sunday of Advent — November 27 —...

Bush work no sweat for 93-year-old

by MICHAEL OTTO AUCKLAND — Roye Hammond is 93 years of age and still swings a pick and shovel with a vigour that would put men decades younger to shame. For...

The pragmatic case against euthanasia

The following is a presentation by Nathaniel Centre director John Kleinsman at the St John’s Public Issues Forum, held at St John’s-in-the-City (Presbyterian) Conference Centre, Wellington, on September 29....

Powerhouse priest guided young Kiwis

by MICHAEL MORRISSEY A man of medium height and of strong muscular build, in his mid 30s, is bounding up — or down — the stairs. A man who exudes...

Wanaka pupils create seasonal saga

by MICHAEL OTTO WANAKA — Ten students at Holy Family School, Wanaka, have been writing and drawing to highlight the meaning of Christmas. The fruit of their work is a full...

Kiwi Party joins forces with Conservative Party

by MICHAEL OTTO WELLINGTON — The Kiwi Party will not stand candidates under its own banner in the General Election, but is encouraging members to work with the newly-formed Conservative...

Christ’s mercy a turning point for former atheist

by KATHLEEN CASEY CHRISTCHURCH — Realising the mercy of Christ when he was a teenaged atheist was a turning point for French priest Fr Patrice Chocholski,who was keynote speaker at...

Bishop objects to anti-Catholic insert

AUCKLAND Thousands of words attacking the papacy and Catholicism appeared in an Auckland community newspaper in late May.  The North Shore Times, owned by Fairfax Media, carried an insert...

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Nano Nagle: The ‘power of one’ celebrated

by JEFF DILLON Celebrating anybody’s birthday usually involves some careful preparations and when it involves someone who was born 300 years ago in 1718, then it certainly needs some thought.  So it proved recently...