Saturday, February 23, 2019

Reviews New Zealand Catholic

Race drama BlacKkKlansman packs punch

Far from ignoring American race relations, Hollywood  filmmakers have been in the thick of it for decades. The rise of the civil rights movement in the 1960s, most recently depicted in LBJ,...

Prayer book useful for leaders and young people

ENGLISH YOUTH PRAYER BOOK, ed. Fr Georg von Lengerke and Dorte Schromges, translated by (Ignatius Press, 2011, supplied by Pleroma Christian Supplies); $34.99. Reviewed by TERESA McNAMARA. As a youth...

Human-ape saga reaches climax

When French science fiction writer Pierre Boule’s Planet of the Apes was first filmed in 1968, it tapped into a widespread concern that civilisation was endangered by racial and...

Fission limit before critical mass point

Last month, around the anniversary of the sinking in 1985 of the Greenpeace ship the Rainbow Warrior and the death of crewmember Fernando Pereira, many New Zealand publications carried...

The Internet’s real capacity to help form communion

FRIENDING GOD by Fr Antonio Spadaro, SJ. Crossroad Publishing Co. (New York, 2016). 90 pp., US$12.95. Reviewed by DAVID GIBSON (CNS) What hath technology wrought? With the Internet’s creation a...

Featured News

New GM for Auckland diocese

Auckland Bishop Patrick Dunn announced that James van Schie is to be the new general manager of Auckland diocese. Bishop Dunn made the announcement just before Christmas.The previous general manager,...